Faculty Awareness and Training in the Post-Secondary Community: An Annotated Bibliography
Niagara CollegeWelland, Ontario
Students with Disabilities (1998)Faculty Guide
This 23-page guide opens by discussing Niagara College's philosophy of accommodation. The author discusses admission requirements, accommodations, myths of disability, and the services offered at the Centre for Students with Disabilities.
The largest section in the book focuses on suggestions to faculty for teaching students with disabilities. One or two pages are dedicated to explaining the needs of students with the following disabilities:
- Learning Disabilities.
- Visual Disabilities.
- Deaf or Hard of Hearing.
- Psychiatric Disabilities.
- Speech Impairments.
- Physical Disabilities including:
Closed Head Injury
Repetitive Strain Syndrome
The content of these pages provides answers to the following questions:
- What preparation should be made early in the semester and during the semester for the student with a disability?
- How should examinations and evaluations be administered?
- How should mobility issues be handled on and off campus?
- What teaching strategies are most effective when working with students who have disabilities?
The guide closes by discussing non-discriminatory language that is preferred by students with disabilities.
Evacuation Procedures for Students with DisabilitiesPamphlet
This safety pamphlet is a map of Niagara campus and all of its emergency exits. It explains the professor's responsibilities if there are disabled students in the classroom when an evacuation occurs.
Centre for Students with DisabilitiesBrochure
This pamphlet informs the students and professors of services, assistive devices and accommodations that are available at the disability centre at Niagara College.
Centre for Students with Disabilities
Niagara College, Welland Campus
300 Woodlawn Rd
P.O. Box 1005
Welland, Ontario L3B 5S2
Phone: 905-735-2211 Ext. 7602
Web site: http://www.niagarac.on.ca/stuserv/stuserv/disabil.htm
Glendale Campus, Niagara College
135 Taylor Road RR4
Phone: 905-641-2252 ext. 4409