• Accessible Information at Work
    by Greg Thomson on December 12, 2018 at 7:30 am

    Under the Employment Standard of the AODA, employers must provide accessible information to workers with disabilities through accessible formats or communication supports upon request. Accessible information should include: Documents or announcements available to every worker in an organization, such as: Company newsletters Health and safety information Announcements of policy updates Memos or word-of-mouth details about … Continue reading Accessible Information at Work → The post Accessible Information at Work appeared first on Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). […]

  • Return to Work Plans for Ontario Workplaces
    by Greg Thomson on December 10, 2018 at 7:30 am

    The Employment Standard under the AODA states that all public sector organizations, and private or non-profit organizations with fifty or more workers, must develop and document a process for writing return to work plans. Return to work plans are written documents that provide support for workers who have been absent from work because of a … Continue reading Return to Work Plans for Ontario Workplaces → The post Return to Work Plans for Ontario Workplaces appeared first on Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). […]

  • Accommodating Workers with Epilepsy
    by Greg Thomson on December 7, 2018 at 8:17 pm

    The Employment Standard under the AODA requires employers to accommodate workers with disabilities.  This article will specifically look at accommodating workers with epilepsy and outline the kinds of accommodations workers might need. What is Epilepsy? Epilepsy is a brain disorder that causes people to have seizures. A seizure happens when brain activity is disrupted for … Continue reading Accommodating Workers with Epilepsy → The post Accommodating Workers with Epilepsy appeared first on Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). […]

  • Raise Public Transit Accessibility Barriers at the December 13, 2018 TTC Public Forum on Accessible Transit
    by Greg Thomson on December 7, 2018 at 4:47 pm

    and – The AODA Alliance Sends the Ontario Government a Written Submission for the Provincial Consultation on Education in Ontario Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act Alliance Update United for a Barrier-Free Society for All People with Disabilities http://www.aodaalliance.org [email protected] Twitter: @aodaalliance December 7, 2018 SUMMARY 1. Your Chance to Alert TTC to Public Transit … Continue reading Raise Public Transit Accessibility Barriers at the December 13, 2018 TTC Public Forum on Accessible Transit → The post Raise Public Transit Accessibility Barriers at the December 13, 2018 TTC Public Forum on Accessible Transit appeared first on Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). […]

  • Excellent Toronto Star Article Reports on Our Call for Canada’s Senate to Hold Public Hearings and Amend the Weak Bill C-81, the Proposed Accessible Canada Act
    by Greg Thomson on December 5, 2018 at 6:37 pm

    Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act Alliance Update United for a Barrier-Free Society for All People with Disabilities http://www.aodaalliance.org [email protected] Twitter: @aodaalliance December 5, 2018 Summary Page A-3 of the December 4, 2018 Toronto Star included a great report on our call for Canada’s Senate to hold public hearings early in 2019, and to amend … Continue reading Excellent Toronto Star Article Reports on Our Call for Canada’s Senate to Hold Public Hearings and Amend the Weak Bill C-81, the Proposed Accessible Canada Act → The post Excellent Toronto Star Article Reports on Our Call for Canada’s Senate to Hold Public Hearings and Amend the Weak Bill C-81, the Proposed Accessible Canada Act appeared first on Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). […]

  • Funding for Workplace Accommodations in Ontario
    by Greg Thomson on December 5, 2018 at 7:30 am

    Under the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Employment Standard of the AODA, employers are required to accommodate workers with disabilities unless accommodation would create undue hardship. Some employers may choose not to hire a candidate with a disability because they fear that accommodating such a candidate would be too costly. However, this assumption is … Continue reading Funding for Workplace Accommodations in Ontario → The post Funding for Workplace Accommodations in Ontario appeared first on Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). […]

  • In the Legislature Yesterday, the Ford Government Refused to Lift Its 168-Day Freeze on Standards Development Committees that Were Working on Recommendations to Remove Disability Barriers in Ontario’s Education and Health Care System
    by Greg Thomson on December 4, 2018 at 7:39 pm

    Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act Alliance Update United for a Barrier-Free Society for All People with Disabilities http://www.aodaalliance.org [email protected] Twitter: @aodaalliance Yet Two Years Ago Tomorrow, It Was the Tory Party That Had Demanded in the Legislature that Ontario Create the Very Education Accessibility Regulation that the Ford Government Has Now Frozen Work on … Continue reading In the Legislature Yesterday, the Ford Government Refused to Lift Its 168-Day Freeze on Standards Development Committees that Were Working on Recommendations to Remove Disability Barriers in Ontario’s Education and Health Care System → The post In the Legislature Yesterday, the Ford Government Refused to Lift Its 168-Day Freeze on Standards Development Committees that Were Working on Recommendations to Remove Disability Barriers in Ontario’s Education and Health Care System appeared first on Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). […]

  • On The International Day for People with Disabilities, December 3, the AODA Alliance Calls on the Senate to Amend the Weak Bill C-81, the Proposed “Accessible Canada Act” After the Trudeau Government Voted Down Key Amendments in the House of Commons
    by Greg Thomson on December 3, 2018 at 11:00 pm

    ACCESSIBILITY FOR ONTARIANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT ALLIANCE NEWS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 3, 2018 Toronto: A tenacious Ontario-based disability rights coalition, the AODA Alliance, unveils its plans to take a campaign for Canada to enact a strong national accessibility law to Canada’s Senate! The proposed “Accessible Canada Act” which the House of Commons … Continue reading On The International Day for People with Disabilities, December 3, the AODA Alliance Calls on the Senate to Amend the Weak Bill C-81, the Proposed “Accessible Canada Act” After the Trudeau Government Voted Down Key Amendments in the House of Commons → The post On The International Day for People with Disabilities, December 3, the AODA Alliance Calls on the Senate to Amend the Weak Bill C-81, the Proposed “Accessible Canada Act” After the Trudeau Government Voted Down Key Amendments in the House of Commons appeared first on Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). […]

  • Breakfast Message: People With Disabilities Don’t Need Lip Service, They Want Opportunities
    by Greg Thomson on December 3, 2018 at 2:36 pm

    by: Heidi Ulrichsen Nov. 30, 2018 The executive director of Independent Living Sudbury Manitoulin has a message for business owners: please hire more people with disabilities. What I’d like to say is give that person with a disability an opportunity, said Rob DiMeglio, speaking to Sudbury.com at the 10th annual Persons with Disabilities Breakfast Nov. … Continue reading Breakfast Message: People With Disabilities Don’t Need Lip Service, They Want Opportunities → The post Breakfast Message: People With Disabilities Don’t Need Lip Service, They Want Opportunities appeared first on Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). […]

  • Accommodating Workers who are Blind or Visually Impaired
    by Greg Thomson on December 3, 2018 at 7:30 am

    The Employment Standard under the AODA requires employers to accommodate workers with disabilities.  This article will specifically look at accommodating workers who are blind or visually impaired and outline the kinds of accommodations workers might need. Individual workers will know which accommodations will be most helpful for them. Accommodating Workers who are Blind or Visually … Continue reading Accommodating Workers who are Blind or Visually Impaired → The post Accommodating Workers who are Blind or Visually Impaired appeared first on Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). […]

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