Accessible Learning Lab

Here to Help

The Accessible Learning Lab offers a wide variety of services and programming online and over the phone to students registered with ALS. See below for a full list of our current offerings.

Weekly Check-In and Check-Out

To register, please email als [at] with “Check In-Check-Out” in the subject line.

We offer Monday Check-In at noon (12PM) to help you develop some academic plans and goals for the week, and we offer Friday Check-Out at noon (12PM) to finish your week with support and make plans for the weekend.


To register, please email als [at], and in the subject line, please type ‘Workshop’.

Retaining Information: Our Memory's Library
Wednesday November 10th 2021 at 2:00pm

Ever felt like you’ve read the same information many times, or you know the topic but some days the details escape you? In this workshop, we’ll discuss and explore some strategies for recalling and understanding information.

Study Skills: Preparing for Finals
Wednesday December 1st 2021 at 2:00pm

The end of the term is just around the corner! Join us for a discussion around goal setting, and planning for final exams and/or assignments.

Alternative Format

Do you require course material in an alternative format? We support the conversion of textbooks and other course material into alternative formats. We also provide closed captioning and live captioning services. Please use the new Alternative Format Request Form or email als [at] or call (905) 575-2211 to book an appointment.

Semester on a Page

Get organized! Make an appointment to get assistance mapping out your semester. Get assistance finding all your due dates and organizing them into a semester calendar. Email als [at] or call (905) 575-2211 to book an appointment.

Laptop Loans

We offer the loan of laptops loaded with Assistive Technology as well as the software used in you program of study. Make an appointment if you require Assistive Technology loans. Email als [at] or call (905) 575-2211 to book an appointment.

Technical Support

Need help setting up and configuring your Assistive Technology? Experiencing issues or have general questions? We are here to help. Email als [at] or call (905) 575-2211 to book an appointment.

Support for Online Learning

Let us help you excel in the online learning environment. This may mean restructuring your semester plans, learning time management and organizational skills, or creating a weekly check in with our team.

TextHelp is available on Mohawk Apps by searching TextHelp

Text Help Read&Write lets everyone read, write and express themselves more confidently and independently. The easy-to-use toolbar makes documents, files and web pages more accessible. Read&Write is a big confidence booster for anyone who needs a little support with their reading and writing, at school or in the workplace. And its friendly literacy features help English Language Learners, as well as people with learning difficulties.

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Have Questions? Need Assistance? Want to Book an Appointment?
We are here to help. Contact Accessible Learning Services by email at als [at] or by phone at (905) 575-2122.