This section is designed to communicate the framework of legal and procedural rights and responsibilities that support the delivery of an accessible education.

The Supreme Court of Canada has developed a test for determining whether policies, rules and standards that result in a discriminatory level of service are reasonable and justifiable. To be considered reasonable and justifiable, a discriminatory level of service must meet all three parts of the test, which are described below.

(adapted from: Alberta Human Rights Commission | Duty to accommodate students with disabilities in post-secondary educational institutions)