Attitudes, Values and Leadership

Attitudes, Values and Leadership

Current accessibility news that every business should consider

An online magazine with up-to-date links and information about accessibility news within Canada.

Accessibility Resource Centre

Federal resources and tools to help improve accessibility for people with disabilities.

Accessibility rules for businesses and non-profits

The rules and deadlines businesses and nonprofits must follow to meet accessibility standards in Ontario.

Barclays takes leadership on Accessibility

Barclays shares insight and resources from their own journey to build inclusion and aims to boost accessibility as a business model.

Charting a Path Forward

A 2009 report of the Independent Review of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, by Charles Beer on his findings and recommendations for improving the effectiveness of Ontario’s accessibility laws.

Awareness of social and physical barriers to disability

CWDO promotes the rights, freedoms and responsibilities of persons with disabilities through community development, social action, and member support and referral. Their primary activity is public education and awareness about the social and physical barriers that prevent the full inclusion of persons with disabilities in Ontario.

The case for employment inclusion for people with disabilities

DEAM is an annual awareness campaign that takes place each October.

A list of Disability Organizations so your business can learn about customer needs

A specialty legal clinic in Ontario committed to support disabilities community.

Positive media representation of disability benefits brand image

An article about a petition to Mattel, a popular toy manufacturer, to make a doll with a disability. This would be an effort to challenge common stereotypes about PwD. This could be a powerful catalyst for young children to think critically about the stereotypes and role of disability in someone’s life.

Catering to disabled athletes

An UK organization that enables sport organizations to support disabled individuals to be and stay active.

National Disability Employment Awareness Month encourages businesses to think about inclusive practices

Government of Canada highlighted that October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month across Canada.

How transparency, accountability, and inclusion can be a part of your corporate culture

Microsoft case studies showcasing how technology can cater to a diversity of needs and abilities.

Policy and guidelines on disability and the duty to accommodate

A comprehensive document providing guidance on interpreting and understanding the provisions of the Code related to people with disabilities. It sets out how individuals, employers, service providers, policy-makers and others should make sure they and their organizations comply with the Code.

Guidelines to help organizations communicate with and about disability

Guidelines for government communicators when portraying disability and disabled people positively is critical in changing and improving services.

How networking, education, and certification can help promote accessibility in the world

Accessibility professionals from around the world can come together to define, promote and improve the accessibility profession through networking, education and certification. Join IAAP to make your impact on the accessibility profession.