Surviving Together; A Self-Advocacy Workshop for Disabled Students at the University of Toronto

Join Students for Barrier-free Access (SBA), University of Toronto for an informational workshop for disabled students and student advocates. Whether you are an undergraduate or graduate student, full-time or part-time, new or returning, an international or transfer student, this session is for you! Come meet other disabled students and SBA members, have a snack, and learn more about self-advocacy and resources for disabled students on campus.

Topics covered at the workshop:

Brief introduction to disability justice
Know Your Rights as a disabled student
Navigating academic accommodations
Self-advocacy tips generated by our student community
Introduction to campus resources and services for disabled students
Introduction to Students for Barrier-Free Access' resources and services

Date: Wednesday September 19, 2017
Time: 3pm-5pm
Location: TBD
Free! Everyone welcome!

Wheelchair accessible.

Accessible and all-gender washroom located on the same floor as the event room.
Please note that this will be a scent-free space.

If you require ASL interpretation for this workshop please contact Nadia at by September 4, 2018.

SBA is a non-profit, University of Toronto student-levy organization that advocates for equity, access, and the rights of disabled students and supports more generally, the greater disability community.  SBA and its allies work towards eliminating physical, informational, and attitudinal barriers on campus and in the wider community.

Office Address:

Students for Barrier-Free Access, University of Toronto
215 Huron St. Suite 924
Toronto, ON.
M5S 1A2

Hours of Operation:

Monday to Thursday


Contact Us:

If you wish to contact us by phone, call (416)-967-7322

Email Nadia, our Advocacy and Finance Coordinator, at:

Fax: 416-967-6520

If you are using a TTY phone, please contact SBA via the Bell Relay System: 1(800) 268-9242.

For more information about the Bell Relay System please visit their website: website,