BIG IDeA brings together businesses, customers with lived experience of disability and the next generation of business leaders to collaboratively advance accessibility innovation in Ontario and create a culture of accessibility and inclusion.


Learn how to make your business part of an Inclusive Ontario.

  • Get resources and training
  • Register now to receive suggestions from customers
  • Get help with accessibility and inclusion challenges
  • Put your business on the Accessibility Map
  • Nominate your business for our Inclusion Showcase


Help businesses to improve your customer experience.

  • Nominate inclusive business practices
  • Give feedback to businesses on their level of inclusion
  • Submit an inclusion challenge for the design challenge event
  • Participate in our design challenges and mapathon

BIG IDeA in Action

See what happens when customers and businesses collaborate and innovate.

We’ll have more news here soon about these BIG IDeA features:

  • Accessible Business Profiles
  • Design Innovation Showcase
  • Mapathons
  • Design Challenges
  • Upcoming Events


Currently watching @scruss show the LipSync mouth input device from @NeilSquireSoc assembled by volunteers, all open source and printable using a 3D printer (don't forget to ventilate! soldering is toxic)

Digital #Inclusion and #Accessibility: Top 100 Influencers and Brands - #axschat #createthenew #meconvention

The @Hewlett_Found #floeproject hard at work making sure open educational content #OER is made #inclusive from the beginning. A great way to do that is to create a community of mentors/community of practice.

Social Justice Repair kit storytelling tool and more! @silvymargarita @danaayotte @waharnum #inclusion #design

This Wednesday join us to chat with Ryan O'Connor of @880CitiesOrg about "How to meaningfully engage communities to build inclusive cities" Connect remotely or come visit us @idrc_ocadu All are welcome! #inclusion #design


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