• Toronto PreSchool for Kids With Disabilities Can’t Accommodate Staff Who Use Wheelchairs
    by Greg Thomson on May 22, 2019 at 1:51 pm

    Laurie Monsebraaten The Toronto Star May 21, 2019 As a wheelchair user with cerebral palsy, Ashleigh Judge has faced barriers all her life. But the Toronto early childhood educator didn’t expect to be turned down for a job in a preschool that serves children with disabilities because the building is inaccessible. “It’s not the first … Continue reading Toronto PreSchool for Kids With Disabilities Can’t Accommodate Staff Who Use Wheelchairs → The post Toronto PreSchool for Kids With Disabilities Can’t Accommodate Staff Who Use Wheelchairs appeared first on Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). […]

  • Library Accessibility Features
    by Greg Thomson on May 22, 2019 at 6:30 am

    Under the Customer Service Standards of the AODA, service providers must make their goods, services, and facilities accessible to customers with disabilities. This article will outline some of the features that can make libraries accessible. Library accessibility features allow people of all abilities to enjoy reading and create community together. Library Accessibility Features Materials and … Continue reading Library Accessibility Features → The post Library Accessibility Features appeared first on Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). […]

  • Are ‘Accessible’ Walk-in Clinics Accessible to All?
    by Greg Thomson on May 20, 2019 at 3:24 pm

    ACCESSIBILITY MATTERS Few ‘accessible’ walk-in clinics are truly accessible to people in wheelchairs and scooters, says the Ottawa Disability Coalition1 (ODC). The ODC, whose mission is to build a community in which persons with disabilities have equitable access to the same opportunities as every other Ottawan, was responding to concerns around gaining access to medical … Continue reading Are ‘Accessible’ Walk-in Clinics Accessible to All? → The post Are ‘Accessible’ Walk-in Clinics Accessible to All? appeared first on Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). […]

  • Toronto ‘Woefully Unprepared’ to Meet Needs of Aging Population
    by Greg Thomson on May 20, 2019 at 2:28 pm

    by Rahul Gupta Toronto.com, May 14, 2019 Accessibility advocates are lauding a provocative awareness campaign launched by the city to highlight the mobility barriers faced by people living with disability. But they want to see the city do more than just bring attention to the issue of accessibility, and actively work to make improvements. Feeling … Continue reading Toronto ‘Woefully Unprepared’ to Meet Needs of Aging Population → The post Toronto ‘Woefully Unprepared’ to Meet Needs of Aging Population appeared first on Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). […]

  • Give Blind LRT Riders Enough Time to Prepare, Advocates Urge
    by Greg Thomson on May 20, 2019 at 2:25 pm

    City says familiarization session will be booked once LRT handover date is confirmed Matthew Kupfer · CBC News · Posted: May 19, 2019 Lorne Neufeldt is worried he and his guide dog Herbie could end up in dangerous situations on Ottawa’s new light rail line if the city doesn’t give accessibility experts enough time to … Continue reading Give Blind LRT Riders Enough Time to Prepare, Advocates Urge → The post Give Blind LRT Riders Enough Time to Prepare, Advocates Urge appeared first on Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). […]

  • Despite No Announced Plans to Implement the David Onley AODA Independent Review Report, the Ford Government Gives 1.3 Million Dollars to Help Finance a Private Accessibility Certification Program — A Use of Public Money We Don’t Support
    by Greg Thomson on May 17, 2019 at 2:41 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 May 17, 2019 SUMMARY Why has the Ford Government dragged its feet for months on taking new action to effectively implement and enforce the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA)? Why instead, … Continue reading Despite No Announced Plans to Implement the David Onley AODA Independent Review Report, the Ford Government Gives 1.3 Million Dollars to Help Finance a Private Accessibility Certification Program — A Use of Public Money We Don’t Support → The post Despite No Announced Plans to Implement the David Onley AODA Independent Review Report, the Ford Government Gives 1.3 Million Dollars to Help Finance a Private Accessibility Certification Program — A Use of Public Money We Don’t Support appeared first on Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). […]

  • How to Provide Accessible Restaurant Service
    by Greg Thomson on May 17, 2019 at 6:30 am

    Under the Customer Service Standards of the AODA, service providers must make their goods, services, and facilities accessible to customers with disabilities. Our last article outlined how restaurants can make menus and other written information accessible. In this article, we cover best practices for accessible restaurant service. In particular, we look at how hosts and … Continue reading How to Provide Accessible Restaurant Service → The post How to Provide Accessible Restaurant Service appeared first on Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). […]

  • In a powerful Open Letter sent to the House of Commons, An Extraordinary Lineup of Twenty-Eight Disability Organizations Unite to Press for the House of Commons’ Ratification of All the Amendments that the Senate Just Passed to Strengthen Bill C-81, the Proposed Accessible Canada Act
    by Greg Thomson on May 15, 2019 at 1:27 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 May 15, 2019 SUMMARY A strong concerted effort by Canada’s disability community has been unveiled to get the House of Commons to swiftly ratify all the amendments that the Senate just passed to … Continue reading In a powerful Open Letter sent to the House of Commons, An Extraordinary Lineup of Twenty-Eight Disability Organizations Unite to Press for the House of Commons’ Ratification of All the Amendments that the Senate Just Passed to Strengthen Bill C-81, the Proposed Accessible Canada Act → The post In a powerful Open Letter sent to the House of Commons, An Extraordinary Lineup of Twenty-Eight Disability Organizations Unite to Press for the House of Commons’ Ratification of All the Amendments that the Senate Just Passed to Strengthen Bill C-81, the Proposed Accessible Canada Act appeared first on Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). […]

  • Providing Accessible Restaurant Information
    by Greg Thomson on May 15, 2019 at 6:30 am

    Under the Customer Service Standards of the AODA, service providers must make their goods, services, and facilities accessible to customers with disabilities. In our last article, we outlined some of the features that can make restaurants accessible. This article will cover best practices for accessible restaurant information, especially menus. Restaurants can welcome more diners when … Continue reading Providing Accessible Restaurant Information → The post Providing Accessible Restaurant Information appeared first on Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). […]

  • Canada’s Senate Passed Bill C-81, the Proposed Accessible Canada Act, on Third Reading Last Evening, Replete with All the Amendments that the Senate’s Standing Committee Made to Improve the Bill
    by Greg Thomson on May 14, 2019 at 7:46 pm

    But Will the Federal Government Vote to Ratify All Those Amendments When the Bill Returns to the House of Commons? 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 May 14, 2019 SUMMARY Last evening the Senate of Canada passed Bill C-81, … Continue reading Canada’s Senate Passed Bill C-81, the Proposed Accessible Canada Act, on Third Reading Last Evening, Replete with All the Amendments that the Senate’s Standing Committee Made to Improve the Bill → The post Canada’s Senate Passed Bill C-81, the Proposed Accessible Canada Act, on Third Reading Last Evening, Replete with All the Amendments that the Senate’s Standing Committee Made to Improve the Bill appeared first on Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). […]

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