Ministry guidelines require all students accessing disability services at any university in Ontario to submit a current physician’s letter or psychologist’s report containing a diagnosis of the condition for which accommodations are being sought. Please visit www.uwindsor.ca/disability for documentation guidelines.
Some exam services and accommodations include:
Accommodations vary based on each student’s individual disability and supporting documentation.
The Leddy Annex provides access technology for students registered with Student Disability Services. The Annex houses computers connected to the Internet and the Leddy Library Conifer system. Some computers are placed on height-adjustable desks with separate keyboard height adjustment for wheelchair accessibility.
Computer programs for accessibility include Zoom Text, Kurzweil 3000, Kurzweil 1000, and Jaws. CCTVs are available for enlarging text, and the latest office productivity software, mathematics and statistics programs are also available on all computers. The Annex can also provide a quiet study space for students. The Leddy Library is home to the Annex (Room G104) on the basement floor of the main building.
Technology training is also available to all students who are registered with Student Disability Services.
The Learning Strategist and the Assistive Technologist work together to:
The BUILD (Bridge to University for Individuals with Learning Disabilities) Program was created to ease the transition to university for students with documented learning disabilities and/or ADHD and typically runs during the last week of August, just prior to Windsor Welcome Week. For full details of this FREE program, please visit www.uwindsor.ca/build. Space is limited. Eligible students are encouraged to apply early.