Accessibility Services

HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS

Full-time MITT High School students or part-time high school students from a partnering school division should meet with the MITT Accessibility Services Advisor as early as possible in the application process. MITT works closely with with students, families, and our partnering school divisions to support students with accessibility requirements.

POST-SECONDARY STUDENTS

Accessibility services are available to all post-secondary learners with a documented disability. MITT will work closely with students and any sponsoring agencies (WCB, MarketAbilties, etc.)

To access Accessibility Services as a post-secondary student:

  • Follow the regular MITT program application and admission process, or
  • Request that your sponsorcontact the MITT Accessibility Services Advisor to coordinate the application process
  • Once the application process has started, an assessment meeting will be scheduled by the MITT Accessibility Services Advisor, the student and sponsor to determine the required supports and to develop a strong Education Plan.

To meet with the Accessibility Services Advisor, please contact the Student Services office at 130 Henlow, at 204-989-6512, or email studentsuccess@mitt.ca.

Accessibility Links 

The following is a list of links to various services and organizations related to Accessibility Services.

ADVOCACY ORGANIZATIONS

Canadian Association of Disability Service Providers in Post-Secondary Education (CADSPPE)
National Association of Disabled Students
The Manitoba Human Rights Commission

ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGIES

Ottawa Network for Education (ONFE) Assistive Technologies

AWARDS, BURSARIES & SCHOLARSHIPS

Canadian Council on Rehabilitation and Work
Disability Awards
Government Funding

BRIDGING TO ADULTHOOD

A Protocol for Transitioning Students with Exceptional Needs from School to Community

COMMUNITY  SUPPORT AGENCIES

Addictions Foundation of Manitoba (AFM)
Canadian National Institute of the Blind (CNIB) / Manitoba
Canadian Hard of Hearing Association (CHHA) / Manitoba
Canadian Hard of Hearing Association (CHHA)
Celebral Palsy Association of Manitoba

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

Winnipeg Police Service – Domestic Violence Partner Abuse
Winnipeg Police Service – Victim Services Unit
Province of MB – Stop The Violence

HEALTH COUNSELLING AGENCIES

Health Canada
Manitoba Health Services Directory
Mood Disorders Association of Manitoba
Reason to Live – Manitoba  Suicide Line

LEARNING STRATEGIES

Canadian Association of Colleges and University Student Services (CACUSS)
Khan Academy
LDPride.net:Learning Styles
LDPride.net: Learning Styles Test
Middle Tennessee State: University Strategies for Success
Wise Guys: Online Tutoring

MENTAL HEALTH

Canadian Mental Health Association
Mental Health Resource Guide for Winnipeg
Government of Manitoba / Mental health and Spiritual Care
Regional Health Authority Central Manitoba Inc.
Manitoba Schizophrenia Society

RESEARCH NETWORKS

Adaptech Research Network

SPONSORING AGENCIES

Manitoba Family Services and Consumer affairs
Society for Manitobans with Disabilities (SMD)
Workers Compensation Board of Manitoba (WCB)

STUDENT FINANCIAL AID

Human Resources and Skills Development Canada
Manitoba Student Loans (MSL)
National Student Loans Service Centre

STUDENT SPECIFIC PLANNING

A Handbook for Developing and Implementing IEP’s

STUDY SKILLS

Study Guides & Strategies
Study Skills Checklist – VirginaTech
University of Guelph Handouts
Preparing for Tests & Exams – York University

TOWARDS INCLUSION

Supporting Positive Behaviour in Manitoba Classrooms
A Handbook for Modified Course Designation, Senior Years
A Handbook for Individualized Programming Designation, Senior Years

WORKING TOGETHER

A Parent’s Guide to Transition from School Community
Educational Assistant in Manitoba
Special Olympics

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