Abu Kamara, PhD
Coordinator, Accessible Learning Servicesabu.firstname.lastname@example.org
Abu graduated from Dalhousie University in 2013 with a PhD in Interdisciplinary Studies.
Abu is responsible for providing leadership in the development of an accessible and inclusive learning environment that supports students’ academic and social development.
Accessibility Resource Facilitatordisability.email@example.com
Marissa graduated from Arkansas Tech University in 2014 with a M.Sc. in Psychology. In her role at Acadia, she assists students who have disabilities by providing advice related to disclosure and self-advocacy, and application for external bursaries and grants (such as the Canada Study Grant and Services & Equipment Grant). Marissa also helps students access note-takers, tutors, assistive technology, etc.
Emily primarily coordinates midterm and exam accommodations for students who have disabilities.. Her duties include processing requests, ensuring accommodations and acting as a liaison between students and faculty when needed. Emily also organizes workshops for both students and faculty.
Rose holds a M.A. in English literature from the University of Ottawa (’18) and a M.A. in Communications from Carleton University (’16). In her role as Academic Strategist at Acadia, Rose works one-on-one with students who have disabilities to help them develop academic skills including time management, organization, study-skills, note-taking, memorization techniques, reading comprehension methods and essay writing. Rose specializes in helping students approach how to compose essays and writing assignments by tailoring each session to each student’s individual needs.