To register with our services, we can accept both psycho-educational assessments and medical documentation dated within the past 7 years.
Individual Education Plans (IEPs) can supplement your information, however we are unable to accept IEPs unaccompanied by other forms of documentation. All accommodations are based on the recommendations in each student’s documentation and therefore may differ between individuals. You can send your documentation directly to Accessible Learning Services through email, fax, or mail.
If your documentation is older than 7 years we may be able to accept it for an interim period provided that:
If applicable, interim period accommodations will be discussed during your intake meeting.
In this meeting you will discuss:
Note: We require active and explicit permission from the individual seeking to register with our services. Students are welcome to have a support person present during their intake meeting, but we are unable to hold intake meetings without the student being present.
Take a look at our Workshops & Events page, Academic Success Resources, or meet with one of our team to discuss your specific needs and we will provide recommendations for community or university supports. It is important to us to provide evidence-based support and resources to all of our students. While all students may not be eligible for accommodations or identify with having a disability, Acadia has many different programs available to support student success. If you are unsure if our services are for you, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we can direct you to the appropriate resource.
It is important to note that registering with our services does not appear on your transcript or school record. All documentation provided to Accessible Learning Services is securely stored separate from the rest of your student records and remains confidential.
In fact, any information that Acadia University collects from you remains confidential, as governed by the NS Freedom and Information and Protection of Privacy Act. This means we will not share your information without your explicit consent unless exceptional circumstances occur, such as: