• AODA Alliance Asks Federal Party Leaders For a New Bill to Strengthen the Accessible Canada Act
    by Greg Thomson on November 18, 2019 at 3:32 pm

    Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act Alliance Update United for a Barrier-Free Society for All People with Disabilities http://www.aodaalliance.org aodafeedback@gmail.com Twitter: @aodaalliance November 18, 2019 SUMMARY We today kick off the next phase in our campaign for accessibility at the federal level in Canada. The AODA Alliance today wrote the leaders of the federal parties … Continue reading AODA Alliance Asks Federal Party Leaders For a New Bill to Strengthen the Accessible Canada Act → The post AODA Alliance Asks Federal Party Leaders For a New Bill to Strengthen the Accessible Canada Act appeared first on Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA).

  • Students challenged to engineer accessibility at Canatara bandshell
    by Greg Thomson on November 18, 2019 at 2:47 pm

    Tyler Kula Published on: November 16, 2019 About six teams of local high school students are participating in an engineering design challenge to improve accessibility at the Canatara Park bandshell. One of the teams, all twelfth graders at St. Patrick’s high school, includes Ivan Lange, (front left) Juliette Rossi, Lily Taylor, and Josh Allen. They’re … Continue reading Students challenged to engineer accessibility at Canatara bandshell → The post Students challenged to engineer accessibility at Canatara bandshell appeared first on Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA).

  • Disability and Information or Communication Barriers
    by Greg Thomson on November 18, 2019 at 7:30 am

    Information or communication barriers exist because not all people read or understand in the same way. For instance, some information or communication barriers are: Audio-only fire alarms Lack of large print and Braille on elevators, signs, or room numbers Live events or public meetings without captions or Sign language interpretation Forms, pamphlets, or menus offered … Continue reading Disability and Information or Communication Barriers → The post Disability and Information or Communication Barriers appeared first on Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA).

  • Preventing and Removing Physical Disability Barriers
    by Greg Thomson on November 15, 2019 at 7:30 am

    In our last article, we explored how physical barriers limit access for people with various disabilities. In this article, we will consider how organizations can prevent or remove barriers. Preventing and removing physical disability barriers makes organizations welcoming to people of all abilities. Preventing and Removing Physical Disability Barriers Organizations can find many solutions to … Continue reading Preventing and Removing Physical Disability Barriers → The post Preventing and Removing Physical Disability Barriers appeared first on Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA).

  • Come to A Birthday Party On December 3, 2019 (the International Day for People with Disabilities) at Queen’s Park to Celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the Birth of the Non-Partisan Grassroots Movement for Accessibility Legislation in Ontario!
    by Greg Thomson on November 13, 2019 at 8:04 pm

    Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act Alliance Update United for a Barrier-Free Society for All People with Disabilities http://www.aodaalliance.org aodafeedback@gmail.com Twitter: @aodaalliance November 13, 2019 SUMMARY Everyone loves a birthday party! Please come to the Ontario Legislature Building at Queen’s Park on Tuesday, December 3, 2019 from 4 to 6 pm, for a birthday party! … Continue reading Come to A Birthday Party On December 3, 2019 (the International Day for People with Disabilities) at Queen’s Park to Celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the Birth of the Non-Partisan Grassroots Movement for Accessibility Legislation in Ontario! → The post Come to A Birthday Party On December 3, 2019 (the International Day for People with Disabilities) at Queen’s Park to Celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the Birth of the Non-Partisan Grassroots Movement for Accessibility Legislation in Ontario! appeared first on Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA).

  • Disability and Physical Barriers
    by Greg Thomson on November 13, 2019 at 7:30 am

    Many barriers that people with disabilities face are physical or architectural barriers. Physical barriers happen when features of buildings or spaces limit people’s access. For instance, some physical disability barriers are: Steps without ramps, elevators, or lifts Lack of automatic or push-button doors Low lighting or weak colour contrast Narrow sidewalks, doorways, or aisles High … Continue reading Disability and Physical Barriers → The post Disability and Physical Barriers appeared first on Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA).

  • Disability Barriers
    by Greg Thomson on November 11, 2019 at 7:30 am

    Many mandates in the AODA are designed to help organizations recognize, prevent, or remove disability barriers. In our next series of articles, we will explore what some types of disability barriers are. Moreover, we will also consider  how to recognize, prevent, and remove them. What are Disability Barriers? Under the AODA, a barrier is defined … Continue reading Disability Barriers → The post Disability Barriers appeared first on Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA).

  • Remembering Veterans with Disabilities
    by Greg Thomson on November 11, 2019 at 7:30 am

    Today is Remembrance Day. Remembrance Day, celebrated on November 11th every year, honours the sacrifice of soldiers who have fought to protect Canada. Canadians pause in a moment of silence at 11:00 A.M. to remember the men and women who have served, and continue to serve Canada in times of war. In this moment of … Continue reading Remembering Veterans with Disabilities → The post Remembering Veterans with Disabilities appeared first on Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA).

  • Overcoming STEM barriers in school
    by Greg Thomson on November 8, 2019 at 7:30 am

    In Part 1 of this article, we explained that every student should learn science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) subjects in school. A strong background in these subjects can lead to more opportunities for careers. However, students with disabilities face many barriers to learning STEM and to pursuing career paths involving STEM. In Part 2, … Continue reading Overcoming STEM barriers in school → The post Overcoming STEM barriers in school appeared first on Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA).

  • Accessibility Advocate David Lepofsky Urging People to Highlight Access Deficiencies
    by Greg Thomson on November 6, 2019 at 11:19 pm

    Chris Thompson, Windsor Star Updated: November 5, 2019 David Lepofsky, a prominent champion of accessibility and the rights of persons with disabilities, speaks at an event hosted by the Essex County Accessibility Advisory Committee at the Civic Centre, Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019. Accessibility advocate David Lepofsky came to Essex Tuesday to promote a Twitter campaign … Continue reading Accessibility Advocate David Lepofsky Urging People to Highlight Access Deficiencies → The post Accessibility Advocate David Lepofsky Urging People to Highlight Access Deficiencies appeared first on Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA).

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