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Accessible Mental Health Education

Currently, there are no AODA education standards. However, two AODA standards development committees have drafted recommendations of guidelines that AODA education standards should include. One committee has recommended guidelines for the kindergarten to grade twelve (K-12) education system. In this article, we outline recommended guidelines for accessible mental health education.


Accessible Physical Education Programs

Currently, there are no AODA education standards. However, two AODA standards development committees have drafted recommendations of guidelines that AODA education standards should include. One committee has recommended guidelines for the kindergarten to grade twelve (K-12) education system. In this article, we outline recommended guidelines for accessible physical education programs.


Mental Illness Awareness Week

This week is Mental Illness Awareness Week!

Mental Illness Awareness Week takes place across Canada in the first full week of October every year. During this week, organizations across Canada raise awareness about how mental illnesses affect people’s lives in different ways. In addition, the public can learn more about how to reduce the stigma around mental illnesses. In 2021, Mental Illness Awareness Week takes place from Sunday, October 3rd to Saturday, October 9th.


National Disability Employment Awareness Month

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month. National Disability Employment Awareness Month aims to increase public awareness of the positive impact that people with disabilities have when they are employed.

National Disability Employment Awareness Month

Most people with disabilities are capable of working and eager to contribute to their communities and the economy. For example, some of the disabilities that able and willing workers may have are:


Accessible Indigenous Education

Currently, there are no AODA education standards. However, two AODA standards development committees have drafted recommendations of guidelines that AODA education standards should include. One committee has recommended guidelines for the kindergarten to grade twelve (K-12) education system. In this article, we outline recommended guidelines for accessible indigenous education.