How to register with Learning Assistance Resources

If you have been diagnosed with a disability and have a copy of your documentation:

  • ADHD: we require a copy of your psychoeducational assessment, or please have your physician, psychologist or psychiatrist complete the “ACAD Academic Accommodations Letter
  • Learning Disability: we require a copy of your psychoeducational assessment, or please have the assessor (psychologist) or psychiatrist complete the “ACAD Academic Accommodations Letter”
  • Medical disability: we require a letter from your physician or the Documentation of Medical Condition form filled out, or a copy of the “ACAD Academic Accommodations Letter”
  • Mental health disorder: we require a letter from your psychologist or psychiatrist, or you can have them complete the “ACAD Academic Accommodations Letter”
  • The “ACAD Academic Accommodations Letter” is available at our office or by downloading a copy on our Web site

If you have been diagnosed with a disability but do not have a copy of your documentation:

  1. Please make an appointment to meet the Manager, Learning Assistance Resources, for consultation
  2. Request that a copy of your documentation from your medical professional or previous institution be sent to you.
  3. You may drop  your forms off at our office in the Registrar’s Office area, or by e-mail: learning.assistance@acad.ca 
  4. Once we have received your documentation, we will contact you to book an appointment with the Manager/Advisor. Your advisor will review your accommodations and discuss possible supports, funding options, services available.

If you have not been diagnosed with a disability but are experiencing significant challenges in your school and/or daily life:

  1. Please visit our office to discuss your challenges - we will work with you on determining how we can assist, or whether there is a more appropriate service on campus for addressing your challenges.
  2. If our service is appropriate, an appointment with an advisor will be booked for you, at which you can further discuss your concerns. You may be asked to complete some paperwork designed to identify/clarify areas of concern.