If you are a new or returning part-time or full-time student who experiences barriers due to physical, mental health, chronic health or learning challenges, we can support you with individualized accommodations and supports. Learning Strategists at NSCC work collaboratively with students, faculty and staff to ensure that the learning environment is accessible.
We work one on one with you to:
- Develop an academic accommodation plan
- Use assistive technology to help read textbooks, write papers and study
- Access services such as tutoring and notetaking
- Obtain alternate format textbooks
- Apply for funding for disability-related equipment or services (eg. notetaking, software)
- Arrange physical access to our buildings, classrooms, learning spaces and equipment
- Provide learning strategy support
We have subject guides to help you with many aspects of learning. Some topics include:
- Accessibility and NSCC Libraries - an overview of how NSCC Libraries provide accessible library services and resources to NSCC students.
- Assistive Technology Guide – information on apps, software and hardware tools available to NSCC
- Literacy Support Software - information on how to use ReadSpeaker and Read & Write software.
- Persons with Disabilities Resources - an introduction to concepts and a gateway to resources around disability information, supports, legislation and rights.
- Preparing for Employment – covers essential skills, resume writing, interviews, and more.
- Time Management Guide - for help with staying organized, focused, and on track of your learning.
- TutorMe Guide – access our free online tutoring support 24/7.
- Writing Guide - for tips on writing resumes, reports, using effective grammar and punctuation, and more.
Learn more about accessing supports and services
For more information, or to access our services please visit NSCC's Accessibility Services webpage, email us at or call (902) 491-7333.