Teaching & Learning

Resources for faculty & staff

Be sure to reference the resources listed under the faculty and instructors tab on our website for additional information and guides for implementing accessible teaching practices.

Resources on Universal Design for Learning (UDL)

Disabilities, Opportunities, Internetworking, and Technology (DO-IT Centre)

The DO-IT Centre promotes awareness and accessibility through providing educational resources to postsecondary faculty and administrators. Their website contains a plethora of resources related to universal design to help educators apply these principles to their educational instruction.

Quick DO-IT Links:

Information on disability accommodation for employees & staff
 
Simon Fraser University has a duty to reasonably accommodate employees with disabilities. The Disability Accommodation in the Workplace Policy (GP40) responds to the University’s obligations under the British Columbia Human Rights Code to accommodate employees with disabilities. Employees seeking workplace accommodations should reference SFU Human Rights Office’s FAQs to enhance their understanding of disability accommodation within the workplace.

If you are an employee with a disability seeking workplace accommodation, notify your supervisor in writing and/or consult with the Wellness & Recovery Office; email: rtwdm@sfu.ca or phone: (778)782-6698.

Resources for students

Health & Counselling Resources

  • My SSP – My SSP is an app available for all SFU graduate and undergraduate students that provides students with free and immediate mental health support through call or chat. Counselling services are confidential (within the limits of the law) and available 24/7. Counselling and support services are available in multiple languages and provide options for culturally relevant counselling.
  • Virtual Programs – Health and Counselling provides multiple virtual programs such as drop-in supports, support groups, events, and workshops.

Library Resources

Work Integrated Learning (WIL) Resources

  • Accessibility Resource – This resource is WIL’s Accessibility Support space and provides students with information about accessibility and accommodations for students’ work-experience journey.
  • Zoreen Nuraney (she/her) is Work Integrated Learning’s Accessibility Coordinator. She is available to support you through your work-exploration journey, specifically if you have any questions or concerns related to accessibility and accommodations. Feel free to contact her via email @ zoreen_nuraney@sfu.ca.

Educational resources on disability awareness & disability justice

Academic Journals

Disability Studies is an academic discipline that uses an interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary approach to examine and understand disability. Here are a few key journals on disability studies to explore:

All of these journals can be accessed online through the SFU Library’s website.