Information for Family & Supporters

The Student Accessibility Centre recognizes that family members and supporters play an important role in supporting and helping students with disabilities.  

Communication

With consent from the student, a family member and/ or supporter may attend meetings with the Student Accessibility Centre staff and student.  A written consent for a family member or supporter to communicate with the SAC staff is required if the student wishes on going communication and advocacy on their behalf.

Family Members and Supporter Should Know:

1. Registering with the Student Accessibility Centre is voluntary.  Therefore students are responsible for communicating and meeting with the staff.

2. Infomations/ documentation that is provided to the Student Accessibility Centre is kept confidentail and can not be shared with family member or supporter unless written consent is provided by the student.

3. The Student Accessibility Centre promotes student's indepence and self-advocacy.