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Government Legislation

ASD would like to encourage all students with disabilities to review applicable International, National and Provincial/State Legislation and related documents. Familiarity with legislation can help both students and educators to work together to identify and implement appropriate accommodations through the development of a good understanding of our responsibilities.

Legislation & Policies

The Employment Equity Act

Discrimination and Harassment - Physical or Mental Disability

Alberta Government, Human Rights, Citizenship and Multiculturalism Act

Alberta Human Rights and Citizenship Commission, Alberta Government. Interpretive Bulletin Duty to Accommodate Students with Disabilities in Post-secondary Education

Ontario Human Rights Commission, The Opportunity to Succeed: Achieving Barrier-free Education for Students with Disabilities

Government of Canada Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms

Government of Canada, Canadian Human Rights Commission, Duty to Accommodate

Updated April 30 2014 by Student & Academic Services

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