Calendar 2001-2002<Academic Services
Office for Persons with Disabilities
University strives to provide an environment for students with disabilities,
that combines both architectural accessibility and academic flexibility.
The Office for Persons with Disabilities (OPD) provides information,
support and advocacy on behalf of students, staff and faculty with
physical and sensory disabilities as well as medical conditions.
Some of the services provided by the office include: pre-university
advising, assistance with course selection, advising on financial,
academic and legal materials, referral to the Ontario March of Dimes
-York University Attendant Services program as well as other York
services and community resources in the Toronto area. The office
also runs a volunteer program, entitled: FEELS SOOO GOOD....TO VOLUNTEER.
Volunteers are able to assist students with reading (one-on-one),
note taking and reading and/or writing tests and exams.
Office for Persons with Disabilities is open Monday to Friday, 9
am to 4 pm. The office is located in 109 Central Square: 416-736-5140
Voice, 416-736-5263 TTY, 416-650-8068 Fax.