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The AODA Clock is Ticking
There are 3 years, 21 weeks, 0 days until a fully Accessible Ontario! Will you be compliant?
In this Issue
*CBC Reports on Troubling Disability Barrier at Canada’s Wonderland
*Introduction to Accessible Content Production Program
*Tell the Health Care Standards Development Committee If You Support the AODA Alliance’s Recommendations on What the Promised Health Care Accessibility Standard Should Include, Spelled Out in the AODA Alliance’s Finalized Brief
*Record Canada Heat Harms Older People and People with Disabilities
*With a Federal Election Impending, AODA Alliance Asks Party Leaders for Election Commitments on Accessibility for People with Disabilities in Canada
*How Accessibility at the Summer’s Gaming Events Stack Up
*Masks are Helping Control COVID-19, but They are Creating Problems for People With Disabilities
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CBC Reports on Troubling Disability Barrier at Canada’s Wonderland
Ford Government Extends Deadline to September 30, 2021 to Send in Public Feedback on Disability Barriers in Ontario’s School system
Introduction to Accessible Content Production Program
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Tell the Health Care Standards Development Committee If You Support the AODA Alliance’s Recommendations on What the Promised Health Care Accessibility Standard Should Include, Spelled Out in the AODA Alliance’s Finalized Brief
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Record Canada Heat Harms Older People and People with
Studies show that excessive heat disproportionately harms people belonging to marginalized groups, including older people and people with disabilities.
With a Federal Election Impending, AODA Alliance Asks Party Leaders for Election Commitments on Accessibility for People with Disabilities in Canada
How Accessibility at the Summer’s Gaming Events Stack Up
Before the game reveals at Geoff Keighley’s Summer Game Fest last month, the host took to Twitter to announce several accessibility initiatives for his event. Not only would disabled viewers have access to an ASL costream led by Chris “DeafGamersTV” Robinson, they also had the opportunity to tune into a completely audio-described version on Brandon “Superblindman” Cole’s Twitch channel.
Masks are Helping Control COVID-19, but They are Creating Problems for People With Disabilities
While masks are a vital barrier against the spread of COVID-19, they have also added a layer of complexity to even the most simple of tasks for people with a disability.
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