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Preparing for College

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  • 1. Welcome to Loyalist College!
    Disability Services Office
  • 2. Student Success Services
    Disability Services Office
    Student Success Mentors
    Peer Tutoring & Academic Skills Centre
    Academic Centre for Testing
    Counselling and Mind & Wellness
    First Generation Advisor
    Aboriginal Resource Centre
    International Centre
    Health Centre
    Career Centre
  • 3. www.loyalistcollege.com/student-services/disability-services/high-school-to-college
    Supporting your Transition to College
  • 4. Mission Statement
    The mission statement of the Disability Services Office is to foster an accessible environment where individuals are viewed on the basis of their ability, not their disability. Loyalist College upholds this principle of service provision to all students with disabilities including deaf, hard of hearing, blind, low vision, learning disabled, ADHD, medical, mobility, acquired brain injury, autism/asbergers and mental health.
  • 5. Transition to Post Secondary
    Transition activities:
    Student for a Day
    Online to Successful Learning course
    August Orientation
    Secondary School visits on and off campus
    Individual visits with prospective students and parents
  • 6. Acceptance Package
    Application Form for Disability Services Office
    will receive with Welcome Package upon acceptance to Loyalist
    Package from Disability Services Office
    upon receipt of completed Application Form, a package with the following information will be sent to student:
    Secondary School Referral Form
    Orientation information
    Reduced Tuition Fee Policy
    Online to Successful Learning course
  • 7. Intake Process
    When do I contact the Disability Services Office?
    We encourage you to contact the Disability Services Office as soon as you are accepted
    What do I bring?
    All documentation eg: IEP/IPRC, psycho-educational assessment, and medical information
    Who do I meet with?
    Contact Disability Services , Manager, (613) 969 -1913, ext 2168, jvincent@loyalistc.on.ca
    Who should attend?
    You can attend on your own or with parent(s), guardian(s) and
    or other support people
    Discussion of accommodations and supports available
    What supports were helpful to you in the past?
  • 8. Learning Skills Advisors
    Role of Learning Skills Advisors
    Similar to resource support
    “go to person”
    Will create an Individual Service Plan (I.S.P.)
    I.S.P. – similar to an Individual Education Plan
    Provide support for:
    Time management and organization
    Extended test time
    Study skills
    Note taking
    Assistive technology
    Problem solving
    Advocacy skills (certificate)
    Reduced Course Load
    Referral to other Student Success Services
  • 9. Services and Supports
    May be eligible for:
    Extended test time
    Distraction reduced test centre
    Note taking
    Reduced course load
    Assistive technology training
    Alternative text format
    ASL/English/Sign Language Interpreters
    Access to computer lab
  • 10. Assistive Technology
    Assistive Technologist provides one-on-one demonstrations and training sessions for students with disabilities using the following technologies:
    Voice to Text
    Text to Voice
    Word Prediction
    Mind mapping
    High and Low technology
  • 11. Contact Information
    Jennifer Vincent, Manager
    Disability Services Office
    (613) 969 - 913 ext. 2168
    (613) 969 - 0411 (fax)
    Jvincent@loyalistc.on.ca
    www.loyalistcollege.com/disabilityservices