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...

Rector candidate talks mending relationship with city at open forum

On Sept. 28, the 38 th rector open forum took place with uncontested candidate Maya Morcos, HealthSci ’24. Continue...

Sole rector candidate talks accessibility and communication

Following a successful nomination period at the first AMS Assembly on Sept. 21, Maya Morcos, Health Sci ’24, is the only candidate running for the 38 th Rector position.Continue...

‘Disabled at Queen’s U’ Instagram shares experiences of students with disabilities

Instagram account @disabledatqueensu students’ experiences with and difficulties using academic accommodations at Queen’s for their physical, mental, intellectual, and sensory impairments.Continue...

Queen’s alumna makes masks for Deaf people and hard of hearing

After masks were made mandatory in all Kingston indoor public spaces on June 26, the community began feeling the need for personal protective equipment that prioritizes accessibility.Continue...

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