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.


Please register for our workshops through the Accommodate portal or email our front desk at als [at], and in the email, please list the workshops you are interested in.

Semester Kick-Off: Planning for a Semester

Friday, May 20, 2022 at 12:00 p.m.

A new term, and fresh goals! In this workshop, we will talk about setting achievable goals, and organizing your due dates with a tool called the Semester on a Page, or with other organization tools.

Building Our Notes

Friday, June 3, 2022 at 12:00 p.m.

Wondered about how to make notes? In this workshop, we will explore notetaking through the lens of the CORI approach developed by Glean. Come learn about CORI, notetaking strategies, and the notetaking templates in OneNote.

Strategizing During Mid-terms

Tuesday, June 21, 2022 at 12:00 p.m.

We’re halfway through the semester, and it feels like we’re juggling many things. How do we balance the demands? In this workshop, we will discuss Study Plans and prioritizing tasks. We will also explore tips and strategies for tests.

What’s in Microsoft’s Learning Tools?

Friday, July 15, 2022 at 12:00 p.m.

Office 365 has a number of built-in features and tools to help with learning. In this workshop, we will explore some of those features, as well as OneNote.

End of the Semester Study Strategies Group

On Tuesdays and Fridays at 12:00 p.m., starting on Tuesday, July 26 until Friday, August 12.

Share what your learning/study concerns are at the end of the semester and discuss strategies and goals to prepare for finals.

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.