Workshops

Professional development opportunities for RARC MAT practitioners, community psychologists and accessibility professionals

As a centre of excellence, RARC hosts professional development events for psychologists and professionals in the field of neuropsychological assessment and post-secondary accessibility and transition services. RARC hosts a yearly two-day workshop as well as the High Incidence Disabilities Conference (HIDC) which takes place every few years. 

RARC MAT Workshop

The RARC MAT Workshop invites practitioners and post-secondary accessibility staff to attend a two-day workshop featuring keynote and other presentations covering various topics around psychoeducational testing, student support and transitions.

Last year's RARC MAT Workshop took place on October 13 & 14, 2022, at the Donald Gordon Conference Centre in Kingston, Ontario. Keep an eye on this page for information on the 2023 RARC MAT Workshop.

Keynote Speaker

Our 2022 keynote speaker Dr. Robert Weis from Denison University in Ohio. He gave two talks:

  • Substantial Limitations or Everyday Challenges? A New Norm-Referenced Rating Scale to Measure Academic Impairment in College Students
  • Just Say No: Must College Disability Support Professionals Accept All Disability Documentation?

*Stay tuned for more information on the 2023 RARC MAT Workshop, to be released in late summer/early fall. If you have questions or would like to be reminded when registration opens, please email rarc@queensu.ca.*

2023 Forms

*Poster to be released in late summer/early fall 2023

*Registration form to be released in late summer/early fall 2023

HIDC Conference 

Hosted by the Assessment and Resource Centres of Ontario (ARCs: RARC and NOARC), the High Incidence Disabilities Conference (HIDC) is a two-day conference that takes place every few years in Toronto, Ontario. The conference includes several well respected and prominent keynote speakers in the fields of mental health, learning disabilities, and ADHD, as well as breakout workshops from other field experts.  

The conference highlights the transition to and life in post-secondary for students with disabilities, including a focus on mental health.   

Stay tuned for more information on the next HIDC conference, scheduled to take place in 2024. Interested in speaking at the next HIDC conference? Please contact Alison Parker at rarc@queensu.ca.