Parent and Family Resources

Parents, spouses and family members have an important role to play in the life of any college student. College is fun but is also tough work and takes energy and commitment from students. Having the support and understanding of parents, spouses and family members is important for any student.

For college students with disabilities, the transition to college may have unique challenges such as how to request accommodation, how to self-advocate, and how to manage your own learning. It may be unlike other school environment you’ve encountered before.

AHEAD (this is an American site, so references to laws don’t apply to Ontario Colleges). This site may provide some helpful information.