Published on March 20th, 2015

Becoming a Self-Advocate

March 20th, 2015; By NEADS

“You’re hired for your strengths not for your deficits or challenges. Your focus should be on what you can do and on articulating that to the potential employer” – Julie Ouellette, […]

Residence and Campus Accessibility

March 20th, 2015; By Transition Resource Guide

RESIDENCE ACCESSIBILITY Most residence buildings offer accommodations to students with disabilities or other special needs. During the residence application process, there is often a Special Needs Form that students can […]

Scholarships and Bursaries for Students with Disabilities

March 20th, 2015; By National Center for Learning Disabilities

You’ve got big academic dreams – they’ve got the funds! Scholarships are “free money” given to a student for their college education—unlike loans, this money does not have to be […]

What Does it Mean to Grow Out of Something?

March 20th, 2015; By Kathleen Gerry

As you grow up you may find that things that were previously interesting are no longer interesting to you, or that things that were previously uninteresting are now interesting. When […]

I Want to Be A Robot!

March 20th, 2015; By Laurel Walsh

Miss Inglis’ kindergarten class at Parliament Oak elementary school had to answer a special question this week. The question: what do you want to be when you grow up? The study of […]

Tips on Student Finances

March 20th, 2015; By Ryerson University

1. Start planning your finances early. Figure out how much money you’ll need as soon as possible (tuition, ancillary fees, books and supplies, living expenses) so you’ll know how much […]

How to Write a Scholarship Application Essay

March 20th, 2015; By Mark Gonzales

Getting a scholarship at any leading college or university requires immense preparation for students. One of the most challenging jobs is to submit a well articulated scholarship essay. Admission officers […]