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Featured Programs

Red Cross Standard First Aid/C.P.R./AED Combo

This comprehensive program includes instruction on the prevention, recognition and treatment of life-threatening emergencies plus certification in CPR as well as an introduction to AED.   L...

Agriculture Sciences Certificate

If you’re interested in studying agriculture, but you only want to commit to a year, then our General Agriculture Certificate program, offered through our partnership with Lakeland College, is f...

Adult 12

  The ABE Level 4/Grade 12 program is provided with credit from the Province of Saskatchewan through the Ministry of Education. Cumberland College submits official records and transcripts of a...

Early Childhood Education Working Towards Your Diploma (2021-2025)

Young children making the transition from home to child care or preschool need an enthusiastic, positive role model. They need someone dedicated to encouraging learning and growth. They need … ...

General Business Diploma

This General Business program over 2 years will provide you with a solid business foundation and prepare you for various employment opportunities. Your skills will be based around accounting, finance,...

Health Care Cook Certificate

Cooks in health care are in demand. The Health Care Cook program is designed to prepare cooks for work in health care settings, such as hospitals, long-term care homes, personal care homes, and privat...

Academic Accommodations

Academic Accommodations for Students with Disabilities

Cumberland College is committed to ensuring that each student is afforded academic opportunities and a learning environment that is developed on the principles of equality, inclusion, and respect and as such facilitates disability-related accommodations and programming initiatives designed to remove barriers for students with disabilities and ongoing medical conditions. Within the resources available, the college will strive to provide academic accommodations that help students with a disability or ongoing medical condition overcome challenges that may affect their academic success.

Cumberland College determines a student’s eligibility for accommodation in accordance with the Learner Assistance Policy. Learner Assistance Policy 311 (PDF)

The types of conditions supported by academic accommodation include, but are not limited to:

Important Information

How to request Accommodation

 

Types of Accommodations

Academic accommodations are intended to provide students with a disability or on-going medical condition access to the learning. To receive accommodations students must consult with their advisor to complete the appropriate steps to determine eligibility. Accommodations may include a variety of options that are determined as part of the students learning plan:

Documentation Guidelines

If you are seeking accommodations, you are required to provide your advisor with the most recent documentation of your medical condition or disability. Any expenses related to obtaining documentation of the disability are the student’s responsibility unless eligible to apply for the Grant for Services and Equipment for Students with Permanent Disabilities.  Students can provide documentation from a certified and licensed medical doctor, psychologist or other health professional who has specific training and expertise in the diagnosis of the conditions for which the accommodations are requested.

Documents must meet the following requirements:

If you have questions, contact your advisor

 

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