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Accessibility 101

Wednesday February 25th, 2015, 1:30 – 3:30 p.m.
  • When Feb 25, 2015 from 01:26 PM to 03:26 PM (EST / UTC-500)
  • Where MUSC 224
  • Contact Name
  • Contact Phone 905-525-9140 x 27581
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The H.E.A.R.T. Workshop Series Human rights, Equity, Accessibility, Respect Toolkit (H.E.A.R.T.)

The H.E.A.R.T. workshops are a series of learning opportunities on the subject of human rights, equity, accessibility and respect at McMaster University. The workshops arefree, but space is limited so registration is required.   If you complete 3 or more workshops, you will receive a Certificate of Attendance.

Wednesday January 28th, 2015, 1:30 – 3:30 p.m. An Introduction to Human Rights at McMaster Learn about your rights and responsibilities with regard to harassment, bullying and discrimination; and, develop skills to prevent and intervene in situations of harassment and bullying.

Thursday February 12th, 2015, 1:30 – 4:30 p.m. Positive Space Provider Program Increase your awareness about the lives and experiences of LGBTQ-identified persons. Upon completion you’ll receive a poster, sticker or button that can be displayed to signify your support.

Wednesday February 25th, 2015, 1:30 – 3:30 p.m. Accessibility 101 Enhance your understanding of what accessibility means in the McMaster context and develop skills to advance accessibility on campus.

Thursday March 12th, 2015, 1:30 – 3:30 p.m. An Introduction to the “Duty to Accommodate” Learn about key terms such as “reasonable” and “undue hardship” and how to address the “duty to accommodate” in the classroom and workplace settings.

Wednesday March 25th, 2015, 1:30 – 3:30 p.m. Sexual Harassment: Know the Line Increase your awareness about how to recognize and prevent sexual harassment in the classroom and workplace.

Wednesday April 1st, 2015, 1:30 – 3:30 p.m. What’s In A Word: Insult or Inclusion? How do we describe a colleague, classmate or roommate who is different from us? When is it even relevant to do so? Enhance your ability to build inclusion through the everyday use of words and phrases that focus on diversity.

All workshops are held in room 224 in the McMaster University Student Centre (MUSC) and are facilitated by staff from the Office of Human Rights & Equity Services.

For more information or to register for one or more session(s), please contact hres@mcmaster.caor call 905 525 9140 x 27581.

If you have an accommodation need, please e-mail me directly and I will do my best to make appropriate arrangements.  Should you require any materials sent via this e-mail address in an alternate/accessible format, please let me know.


Office of Human Rights & Equity Services (HRES)

McMaster University 1280 Main Street West McMaster University Student Centre (MUSC) Room 212 Hamilton Ontario L8S 4S4 Phone: 905.525.9140, Extension 27581 Email: Web:

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