Accessibility

Accessibility progress slow at Queen’s

When Andrew Ashby went to give a talk on accessibility in Jeffrey Hall last year, he couldn’t enter the lecture hall in his wheelchair.Continue...

Campus barriers unacceptable

When it comes to accessibility, the bare minimum isn’t enough.Continue...

Living beyond their limitations

In her mid-twenties, Patricia Rae’s mobility was given an expiry date.Continue...

Queen’s aims for accessible campus

Two years after the approval of Queen’s accessibility framework, the University continues to strive towards a more accessible campus.Continue...

Accommodations a priority during Frosh Week

The Orientation Roundtable has provided Frosh Week leaders with additional training in the hopes that they will be better prepared to deal with accessibility issues.Continue...

CFRC needs a lift

CFRC volunteer Louise Bark has been unable to access the radio station’s space, in the basement of Carruthers Hall. Bark uses a wheelchair and
previously entered the offices with help from her colleagues, who would help her down the stairs in a manual wheelchair.Continue...

Arts in Kingston should be accessible to all

Considering it’s 2017 and self driving cars are already a thing, it’s hard to believe how inaccessible things in the world continue to be for people who have a disability like deafness or blindness.Continue...

Academic accommodations aren't academic advantages

As an educator employed at a university, Professor Bruce Pardy has an unusual attitude towards student success. It’s one based on survival of the fittest, or in this case, survival of the those without disabilities.Continue...

Students with special needs need more thoughtful aid

When it comes to finding the best ways to accommodate marginalized students, students with special needs can often be left out of the conversation.Continue...

Living with an invisible disability

For the average Queen’s student, typing or writing notes during class isn’t something they have to stress about. Two years ago, it wouldn’t have been something I stressed about either.Continue...

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