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The Disability Resource Centre (DRC) provides a wide range of services and educational accommodations to students with a documented disability. DRC faculty and staff are available on both campuses to arrange services and supports such as classroom and exam accommodations, accessibility assistance and to act as a resource for students, faculty and staff.

The DRC works with you to plan your transition to the College

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Services provided include:

  • accessibility orientation to college and campus
  • accommodations for college placement tests
  • course material in alternate format
  • assistance with early registration
  • specialized funding

To achieve the goal of equitable access, the DRC has put in place a wide range of services and supports that are individualized to meet your needs within the specific program you're studying.

Funding

The DRC ensures that you're aware of and have access to specialized funding sources such as the Canada Access Grant (CAG), the Canada Study Grant (CSG) and the Assistance Program for Students with a Disability (APSD). The funds are used for exceptional educational costs related to the your disability including:

  • technology
  • tutors
  • access aids
  • note takers
  • brailers
  • spell checkers
  • interpreters
  • captioners
  • modified work stations
  • other related supports

 

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Camosun College students describe their profound experiences with the Disability Resource Centre and the college and offer advice to other students:

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Nakita

Tracey

Tracey

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Asme

Laura

Laura

Nick

Nick

Sebastian

Sebastian

Todd

Todd

Jennifer

Jennifer

Shelia

Shelia

Last updated: February 25, 2013 1:32 pm


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