Access Centre

DEDICATED TO THE EMPOWERMENT OF OUR STUDENTS

ACCESS CENTRE MANDATE

To collaborate with teachers, staff and outside agencies in order to assist students who have been diagnosed with neurological, physical, and/or psychological conditions that require accommodations.

Our team is dedicated to the empowerment of our students. Our goal is to help our students become autonomous and self-regulated learners in preparation for their future academic, professional, social and personal endeavours.

WHO WE SUPPORT

Students who present appropriate documentation that substantiates disabilities such as, but not limited to:

· Dyslexia/Dysgraphia/Dysphasia
· Central auditory processing disorder
· ADD/ADHD
· Epilepsy
· Cerebral palsy/Muscular dystrophy
· Autism spectrum disorder
· Depression/Bipolar
· Anxiety disorders
· Crohn’s disease
· Hearing difficulties
· Mobility difficulties
· Multiple sclerosis
· Medical conditions

SERVICES PROVIDED

· Individualized assessment of academic needs
· Emergency evacuation protocole
· Priority registration
· Study skills strategies
· Exam invigilation
· Online exam booking module
· Notetaking
· Time management skills
· Differentiated learning materials
· Specialized equipment and software
· Special Education Language Technician for Individualized language needs

APPROPRIATE DOCUMENTS
Condition Document
Physical disabilities Full medical assessment
Mental Health Full psychiatric assessment
Learning disability Full psycho-educational assessment

INTAKE PROCESS

Students who require special accommodations are invited to meet with the Access Centre staff in order to fill out an intake form.

The documentation provided by the student will be analyzed so as to determine the appropriate accommodations that will effectively allow the student to demonstrate their true, academic potential.

CONTACT

Please feel free to contact us:
accesscentre@johnabbott.qc.ca
514-457-6610 x5398
Access Centre H-129