Accessible Learning Lab

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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

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 for Check-In and Check-Out, please email andrea.zians [at] (Andrea Zians).

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. 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.


Wednesdays at 12 PM (see schedule below)

  • June 17 – Online learning (tips for a successful semester)
  • June 24- Microsoft tools for note-taking 1
  • July 15 – Microsoft tools for note-taking 2
  • July 22 – What is studying? How do I study for an online course?
  • July 29 – Developing study aids. Using the right tools for studying
  • August 12 – Setting a study schedule
  • August 19 – Studying – apps and tools to boost your studying

To register for Wednesday workshops, please email andrea.zians [at] (Andrea Zians).

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.

Stay Connected

Looking for more information or interested in something different? Connect with us by email als [at] or call (905) 575-2211.