The Increasing Duty to Accommodate Students in Publicly Funded Schools and Post-Secondary Institutions(Archived Video Stream) 

Nov. 17, 2011
Toronto Online


This is the archived version of a program presented on November 17, 2011. To order this format please click on the "REGISTER NOW" button.  

The Education Law Section is pleased to present a panel discussion, including Brenda Bowlby of Hicks, Morley LLP and Dale Hall, Advisor to the President of George Brown College on Human Rights, Equity and Diversity and Marc Emond, Acting Manager of the Access Centre, Ryerson University to discuss disability accommodation in the education sector.  

Our esteemed panel will discuss issues related to accommodation from kindergarten through post secondary education.  They will discuss the accommodation process as it relates to various disability related needs, including physical disabilities, learning disabilities, cognitive disabilities and mental health disabilities.  The panel discussion will include a review of the accommodation of students with respect to the provision of educational programming, the assessment and evaluation of student achievement, and determining bona fides for admission and graduation.  Issues regarding the accommodation process, such as the disclosure and use of health information and professional assessment information will be reviewed by the panel.  Our panel will also review how the accommodation of students impacts staff of elementary, secondary and post secondary institutions.

Please join us for an evening that will provide insight into the challenges regarding the accommodation of students.


Brenda Bowlby,Hicks Morley Hamilton Stewart Storie LLP
Dale Hall, Advisor to the President of George Brown College on Human Rights, Equity and Diversity
Marc Emond,Acting Manager of the Access Centre, Ryerson University

Chair: Nadya Tymochenko, Miller Thomson LLP

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