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AODA Alliance Update: Accessibility Forums

Come to March 3 University of Windsor Accessibility Forum, March 7 York University Accessibility Forum or March 12 Ryerson Accessibility Panel Get Your Nearby University, Community College or Other Community Organization to Hold An Accessibility Forum! and Watch AODA Alliance Chair David Lepofsky on TVOntarios The Agenda with Steve Paikin on March 3 2016!

Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act Alliance Update United for a Barrier-Free Ontario for All People with Disabilities https://www.aodaalliance.org aodafeedback@gmail.com Twitter: @aodaalliance


AODA Alliance Action Kit: “Picture Our Barriers” Action Kit

February 26, 2016

1. Introduction

The Ontario Governments effort to make Ontario fully accessible to over 1.8 million people with disabilities has slowed to a crawl, mired in lethargy and bureaucracy. A widely-respected Independent Review that the Ontario Government appointed reported, over a year ago, that Ontario lags behind schedule for full accessibility for people with disabilities and that, after ten years on the books, Ontarios accessibility law has not made a significant difference in the lives of people with disabilities.


Innovative ‘IDeAs’ Wanted for Making Ontario More Accessible

A logo for a competition run by the Council of Ontario UniversitiesYork University students, along with students from other Ontario universities, are being challenged to put their creative minds to work to develop solutions that will make the world more accessible for persons with disabilities, including new ideas for devices, software, architectural design, awareness campaigns or policies.


Accessible Demands

By Jason Miller, The Intelligencer
Wednesday, February 24, 2016
Wade Watts, owner of Wheelchair Friendly Solutions, speaks to Louie DiPalma during a chamber of commerce event dealing with accessibility standards.

BELLEVILLE – In spite of new stringent accessibility regulations, roadblocks keep piling up for wheelchair users like Wade Watts, who says compliance moves at a snail’s pace across the Quinte region.


AODA Alliance Immediate NEWS RELEASE

Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act Alliance Update United for a Barrier-Free Ontario for All People with Disabilities https://www.aodaalliance.org aodafeedback@gmail.com Twitter: @aodaalliance

On Third Anniversary of Premier Wynne’s First Throne Speech, that Promised Increased Employment for Ontarians with Disabilities Is a Priority, the AODA Alliance Releases a Detailed Analysis Showing Three Years of Government Dithering and Delay, Despite Declarations by the Wynne Government’s Special Advisor on Disability, Former Lieutenant-Governor David Onley, that the Unemployment Rate Facing People with Disabilities Is a National Shame


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