Senate hosting forum on academic accommodations and accessibility

Senate Chair David Whitehead is inviting all Brock University faculty, staff and students to attend an open educational forum next week on the issue of academic accommodations and accessibility.A panel of lawyers will make the presentation Wednesday, April 18 from 3 to 5 p.m. in Sankey Chamber. In advance of the session, all members of the Brock University community are invited to submit questions about the topic to the University Secretary no later than Tuesday, April 10 so that a summary of the questions can be forwarded to the panel participants in advance.Some examples of the question topics regarding academic accommodation could include:ProcessCommunicationConfidentialityAcademic freedomUndue hardshipEssential skillsFairnessPedagogy and reasonable accommodationConflict resolutionRetroactive accommodationOther read more