by the Ottawa Disability Coalition (ODC).
November 17, 2017
After conducting accessibility audits in 3 Ottawa areas, the ODC reports the lack of sidewalks in some areas, poor sidewalk conditions and poor or no curb cuts allowing access to sidewalks may force some with mobility disabilities to travel on the road.
Pedestrian Travel for Persons With Disabilities Can Be Difficult and Occasionally Risky. Read full article.
The Wynne Government Is Taking Longer Just to Appoint a Standards Development Committee on Education Barriers Facing Students with Disabilities Than It Took the Government to Create Ontario’s Entire Disabilities Act
Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act Alliance Update United for a Barrier-Free Ontario for All People with Disabilities https://www.aodaalliance.org email@example.com Twitter: @aodaalliance
November 17, 2017
Amazing Responses to, Including More Media Coverage of our New Video on Serious Accessibility Problems at Ryerson University’s New Student Learning Centre. Read full article.
by Faiza Amin
Posted Nov 16, 2017 , 2017 at 11:26 am EST
Less than one week after the start of the King Street Pilot Project, one woman says she’s concerned the new rules are making transportation inaccessible for people who live with a disability.
King Street Pilot Project Sparks Accessibility Issues. Read full article.
Researchers from the Faculty of Education have produced a new report on the current state of education for children with disabilities in both England and India. Here, Dr Nidhi Singal, one of the report’s authors, outlines some of the key statistics, and argues that teachers need better training and more support “underpinned by principles of inclusion”.
We need to invest in inclusive teaching and learning processes and not just changes to school infrastructure Nidhi Singal
Children With Disabilities are Being Denied Equal Opportunities for A Quality Education Across the World, Including in the UK. Read full article.
By Julia McKay, Kingston Whig-Standard
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 4:53:02 EST PM
Santa Claus wishes the crowds Merry Christmas while he waves from his sleigh during the 2014 Kingston Nighttime Santa Claus parade route on Saturday November 22, 2014.
New to Kingston’s Nighttime Santa Claus Parade this year is the addition of three dedicated, accessible spaces for families and those with disabilities, the Rotary Comfort Zones.
Santa Claus Parade Adds Accessibility Spaces. Read full article.