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Six resources on accessibility and including people with disabilities

Published October 26, 2020

Six resources on accessibility and including people with disabilities

If you are interested in starting a conversation about how to improve accessibility and better include people with disabilities at your housing co-op, we’ve put together a list of resources to help you get started:

  1. What does it mean to be disability aware? Being disability aware means taking a look at your current perceptions about people with disabilities and being more mindful of how you think and act around them.
  2. Disability Sensitivity Training Video: This short, funny video explains how to interact with people with disabilities in a respectful way.
  3. Dos and don’ts on designing for accessibility: This series of posters shows how to create websites and printed materials that will work for people with different needs, including dyslexia, anxiety, and those on the autism spectrum.
  4. SHAMELESS: The ART of Disability: This documentary follows five Canadian artists with diverse disabilities, creating work about their identities and experiences.
  5. Enabling Accessibility Fund: The Enabling Accessibility Fund (EAF) provides funding for eligible capital projects that increase accessibility for people with disabilities in Canadian communities and workplaces.
  6. AccessForward : This site offers free training modules on how you can support accessibility and comply with Ontario’s accessibility legislation.

You can also find these resources on our Education page, which we update regularly with new resources.

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