Services to Students with Disabilities

Access and success

Services to Students with Disabilities (SSD) offers a range of services to foster the full and self-directed participation of students with disabilities in courses and other academic activities.


Students accessing SSD services may have one or more disabilities of the following types:

  • mobility
  • sensory (affecting vision and/or hearing)
  • learning
  • attention deficit
  • neurological
  • psychiatric
  • chronic illness
  • temporary (e.g. broken arm)

SSD Services

  • Review documentation of disability
  • Identify disability-related accommodations and services
  • Develop individual accommodation and service plans
  • Prepare accommodation letters for teaching faculty
  • Coordinate disability-related accommodations and services
  • Provide educational and career planning advice
  • Assist with funding applications for services and technology
  • Coach students to develop self-advocacy skills
  • Communicate with faculty and staff about accommodating students with disabilities
Aug 27 2014
Learn about SSD resources and services and meet the team before classes start
Further SSD Information
Accessibility at MacEwan

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