Post-Secondary Accessibility Services Division

Post-Secondary Accessibility Services Division (PSAS) assists students with permanent disabilities in achieving individual success in their post-secondary studies by reducing or removing educational-related barriers through the provision of grants, services and equipment.

PSAS serves adult Nova Scotians with permanent disabilities

  • studying in the province
  • studying outside Nova Scotia

Grants, Services and Equipment

  • Financial grants for students to increase participation and reduce debt load based on financial need determined by Nova Scotia Student Assistance
  • Provision of funding to Nova Scotia universities and the Nova Scotia Community College (NSCC) for on-site disability service delivery
  • Funding of equipment (computers, assistive devices, ergonomic equipment) and services (tutors, note takers, etc.)
  • Funding for American Sign Language Interpreters
  • Funding for an adult daily-living needs attendant

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