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Moving Forward - Summer Transition Program for Students with Disabilities

Are you a first year student registering with Accessibility Services? Be Prepared for First Year! Join us for Moving Forward, Accessibility Services' Summer Transition Program for students with disabilities. 

During this week-long program you will attend daily workshops that will help you gain skills to prepare for your first year at U of T. Workshops include: strategies for disability related barriers, time management and organization, note-taking strategies, critical reading and writing, and test and exam strategies. You will also learn about U of T's programs and services, meet with faculty and staff, and have the opportunity to meet and engage with peers.

Session Dates: August 27 to August 31 from  9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

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Note : This is a free program. All graduating high school students are eligible no matter what university they plan to attend.  To learn more about Moving Forward please visit:

Volunteer Note-Taking Accommodation

For the Fall 2014 session, students who have the volunteer note-taking accommodation can register online at, after September 3rd for the note taking accommodation services.


Eating Disorders Support Group

Connect with others, express feelings and explore underlying issues. This is not a treatment or intervention group. It’s a time to meet others and share coping strategies other than food. New members are welcome.


September 16, 23, 30, 2014

October 7, 14, 21, 28, 2014

November 4, 11, 18, 25, 2014

December 2, 2014

Location:    CAPS Room B
Enter thru Housing Services, 2nd floor
Koffler Student Services Building

Time:           4:00-5:30pm

For more information, contact Ellie Goldenberg at or 416 978-8219 (TTY 416 978-1902)




Peer Mentoring

Accessibility Services’ Peer Mentorship Program provides academic and social support to students registered with Accessibility Services. Our mission is to provide students with a network of resources to succeed at the University of Toronto, including both academic and co-curricular support. We strive to create a safe and comfortable community for students where they can navigate their disability and related barriers, facilitate peer support and interactions, and provide various academic and social opportunities.

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University of Toronto Academic Success Centre

Drop-in hours -

• Areas in which we can support students:

• Time Management

• Procrastination

• Exam Preparation

• Stress Management

• Overcoming Exam Anxiety

Location: Academic Success Centre, main floor, Koffler Building


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Poet in Community Workshop

The Poet in Community program offers workshops where students can explore what matters to them through writing and self-expression. But don’t be put off by the word "poet": no special experience is necessary! The workshops are open to all disciplines. Use writing to connect the intellectual, the emotional, the physical and the social.

Do I contradict myself? Very well then, I contradict myself. I am large, I contain multitudes.

                                                                                      --Walt Whitman

Poet in Community partners include Accessibility Services, Anti-Racism and Cultural Diversity Office, Family Care Office, Hart House, Health and Wellness, Multi-Faith Centre, Faculty of Kinesiology & Physical Education, The Office of Student Life – Leadership Program, Student Life Programs and Services, Career Centre, Sexual & Gender Diversity Office. Ronna Bloom is Poet in Community to the University of Toronto.

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