Centre for Accessible Learning (CAL)
To learn more about accessibility at SFU, start with the CAL. Their site provides maps, detailed physical access guides, and how to request access support.
Students with Disabilities Survey Report (Ontario Undergraduate Student Alliance, 2016).
Learn more about lived experiences of students in postsecondary education who identify as having one or more disabilities.
Disability Resource Network of BC for Post-Secondary Education resources
For more tools to help students with disabilities, check out this list of resources.
Planning an event at SFU?
Use SFU's Inclusive Events Checklist to ensure your event is as inclusive as possible.
Toolkits, articles, & reports
Inclusive Language in Media: A Canadian Style Guide
A style guide for inclusive and anti-ableist language; includes glossary and guiding principles.
In-depth resources on access, ableism, and Disability Justice.
Lived Experiences of Students with an Invisible Disability at a Canadian University
This 2011 article by Laura Mullins & Michele Preyde discusses invisible disabilities and how students with these disabilities believe they are perceived.
Ableism in Academia: Where Are the Disabled and Ill Academics?
A 2018 article by British scholars Nicole Brown & Jennifer Leigh.
Physical access at SFU campuses
Physical Access Guide for persons with mobility difficulties (SFU Burnaby and Harbour Centre)
In-depth guides from 2002.
Harbour Centre Campus Physical Access Guide (SFU Vancouver)