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OSD continues to be plagued with long wait times and lack of staff

Recently, the McGill Office for Students with Disabilities (OSD) has faced a lack of capacity and resources due to a heavy demand from students. The OSD’s mission is to provide students who experience permanent and temporary disability, illness, and injury with a wide range of services, including workshops, note-taking services, awareness campaigns, and alternative examination… Keep Reading

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Construction challenging for students with reduced mobility

Construction on and around McGill’s downtown campus has been causing accessibility issues for individuals with injuries or mobility impairments. Roadwork on McTavish and Dr. Penfield is directly impacting pedestrians wishing to access the west side of campus–especially for those with reduced mobility. Construction is due to the City of Montreal’s preparation for its 375th anniversary… Keep Reading

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A universal approach to accessibility on McGill campus

McGill is seeking to incorporate universal design—an approach towards the establishment of an environment that adapts to everyone’s needs—to the physical layout of its buildings and accessibility of the university as a whole. The thinking behind universal design is that disabling situations within people’s environments are what affect individuals with impairments; disability stems thus from… Keep Reading

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Subcommittee on Persons with Disabilities promotes universal design for classrooms and residences

The Office for Students with Disabilities (OSD) and the Senate Subcommittee on Persons with Disabilities are joining efforts to promote wider accessibility on the McGill campus, pushing for universal design as well as more education around the topics of mental health and impacts of stereotypes. Arts Senator and member of the Subcommittee on Persons with… Keep Reading

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