A new software program, Accommodate will increase access and improve services for students with a disability. Langara’s goal is to remove barriers and provide reasonable, accessible and functional accommodations to ensure that students with disabilities have quality access to education opportunities. Today over 1.150 students receive support annually from Accessibility Services. There has been significant growth in the number of and complexities for students accessing specialized services over the past number of years (102% since 2011).
The acquisition of the software program Accommodate, a new all in one, cloud based case management system will be implemented by Accessibility Services and will improve student experiences with a new online booking system for equipment, note takers, and exams and will provide staff with efficiencies with their business processes.