The University or Regina and the Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences are committed to providing the most inclusive and barrier-free Congress experience possible for attendees with disabilities and accessibility needs. Below you will find pertinent information for planning an accessible trip to Congress 2018.
Additional information on general services can be found on the Local amenities page. Note that this website acts as the accessible format for all Congress 2018 information, including that which is found in the Congress Essentials guide handed out onsite.
Accessibility provisions by request
The university is prepared to provide the following services and equipment upon request. Attendees who would like to request these services must complete the Accessibility Needs and Information Questionnaire during online registration prior to April 25, 2018. Completion of the questionnaire will assist the university in pre-arranging for the needs of attendees with disabilities. If you missed submitting the form during registration, contact email@example.com.
- Specialized seating (e.g. chair without arm rests)
- Priority seating (e.g. near access door; front of room)
- Sign language interpretation
- Assistive listening device
- Real-time captioning
- Alternative formats of written material
- Mobility assistance on campus
- Accessible podium (for presenters)
- Seating during presentation (for presenters)
Please note: Provisions which require extensive arrangements, and which are not provided by the university on a regular basis, may incur extra charges. Additionally, last minute requests for some services may not be possible; however, the university will do their best to accommodate.
Local equipment rentals
Prairie Heart Mobility
Provides a wide range of mobility products, including wheelchairs, walking devices, scooters, and on-site mobile repairs.
The Federation works with all official Congress hotels and on-campus accommodations to ensure equal access for all attendees. We survey each property based on the standards and specifications provided under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, including the exterior of the building, lobby, rooms, bathrooms and amenities.
Should you have questions regarding the accessibility level of one of the official Congress 2018 hotels, each property listed on the Accommodations page includes a contact person specifically for accessibility queries.
Questions and contacts
For more information about accessibility at the University of Regina, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 306-585-4631. If possible, please submit questions via email and include all relevant details.