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Ontario Tech acknowledges the lands and people of the Mississaugas of Scugog Island First Nation.

We are thankful to be welcome on these lands in friendship. The lands we are situated on are covered by the Williams Treaties and are the traditional territory of the Mississaugas, a branch of the greater Anishinaabeg Nation, including Algonquin, Ojibway, Odawa and Pottawatomi. These lands remain home to many Indigenous nations and peoples.

We acknowledge this land out of respect for the Indigenous nations who have cared for Turtle Island, also called North America, from before the arrival of settler peoples until this day. Most importantly, we acknowledge that the history of these lands has been tainted by poor treatment and a lack of friendship with the First Nations who call them home.

This history is something we are all affected by because we are all treaty people in Canada. We all have a shared history to reflect on, and each of us is affected by this history in different ways. Our past defines our present, but if we move forward as friends and allies, then it does not have to define our future.

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The university is committed to creating a campus community that is inclusive of all individuals and ensures equal opportunity for its members to achieve success. For students with disabilities, the university provides reasonable academic accommodations in accordance with the university's Procedures for Academic Accommodation for Students with Disabilities. Reasonable academic accommodations may require members of the university community to exercise creativity and flexibility in responding to a student’s needs while maintaining academic standards. Instructors who require clarification on how to accommodate a student’s academic needs can find links to government regulations, accessible course material design, and best practices for instruction and evaluation on this page.

The following are some of the many resources available to you for improving the accessible design of course materials and best practices in accessible course delivery:

Accessible Instructional Design, Teaching and Learning Centre (TLC)  Educator's Accessibility Toolkit, Council of Ontario Universities