The COVID-19 pandemic reveals the many accessibility challenges faced by persons with disabilities, business, and organizations. Here we provide resources to manage these challenges including getting support and establishing accessible practices following government guidelines.
There is an increase in the public’s awareness of design, its impact, and the environment—but are we each doing our part to ensure the message that architecture matters is being raised at every opportunity?
The purpose of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) is to ensure that all Ontarians have fair and equitable access to programs and services and to improve opportunities for persons with disabilities.
As accessibility specialists, people often assume that we simply follow only the latest code or standard requirements, but our specialty in the field has been, and continuous to be, to view accessibility through the lens of Universal Design.