Accessible Learning Lab

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.


Workshops for this semester are going to be delivered as virtual drop in sessions. An email will be going out to all students registered with ALS which will include the Zoom links so you can join any of the sessions you want to without needing to register.

Planning for the Semester

January 25th 12:00 p.m. - 12:30 p.m.

A new term, and fresh goals! In this drop-in workshop, we’ll talk about study plans, goal setting, and organizing your due dates with a tool called the Semester on a Page, or with other organization tools.

Building Our Notes

February 9th 12:00 p.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Wondered about how to make notes, what is important to write down? In this drop-in workshop, we will discuss notetaking methods, strategies, digital tools, and any questions participants may have about notetaking.

A Roadmap for Test Preparation

February 29th 12:00 p.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Mid-terms is a busy time of the semester, and planning enough time to prepare for our tests is tough. Sometimes we are unsure of where to start. In this drop-in workshop, we will discuss creating a study plan, explore a few study aids and strategies, and answer questions participants may have about test preparation and study strategies.


March 14th 12:00 p.m. - 12:30 p.m.

OneNote is a digital notebook program created by Microsoft. It has a number of different features available within it, and could be used for a variety of purposes. In this drop-in workshop, we will explore OneNote, some of the features, and discuss how it could be used.

Built-in Tools for Mac and iOS Users

March 28th 12:00 p.m. - 12:30 p.m.

For those who are Mac users… Apple has been incorporating accessibility features into their products for many years. In this drop-in workshop, we will explore some of the accessibility features on Mac and iOS devices, and a few favourite apps and tools that could be useful for the academic year.

Effective Study Strategies

April 4th 12:00 p.m. - 12:30 p.m.

In this drop-in workshop, we will review some strategies and tips for studying and retaining information, and a technique to help with prioritizing what to study. We will also answer questions you may have about study strategies.

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] (als[at]mohawkcollege[dot]ca) 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] (als[at]mohawkcollege[dot]ca) 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] (als[at]mohawkcollege[dot]ca) 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] (als[at]mohawkcollege[dot]ca) 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] (als[at]mohawkcollege[dot]ca) or by phone at (905) 575-2122.