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Procedures for Allowing Service Animals in School

Currently, there are no AODA education standards. However, two AODA standards development committees have drafted recommendations of guidelines that AODA education standards should include. One committee has recommended guidelines for the kindergarten to grade twelve (K-12) education system. In this article, we outline recommended procedures for allowing service animals in school.


Accessible Experiential Learning Programs

Currently, there are no AODA education standards. However, two AODA standards development committees have drafted recommendations of guidelines that AODA education standards should include. One committee has recommended guidelines for the kindergarten to grade twelve (K-12) education system. In this article, we outline recommended guidelines for accessible experiential learning programs.

Accessible Experiential Learning Programs

The Committee notes that people with disabilities face a high unemployment rate and many accessibility barriers to employment. For example, some of these barriers include:


Accessibility in School Social Activities

Currently, there are no AODA education standards. However, two AODA standards development committees have drafted recommendations of guidelines that AODA education standards should include. One committee has recommended guidelines for the kindergarten to grade twelve (K-12) education system. In this article, we outline recommended guidelines for accessibility in school social activities.

Accessibility in School Social Activities

The Committee recognizes that students with disabilities often experience social isolation from their peers without disabilities. This isolation happens because of accessibility barriers, such as:


Transporting Students with Disabilities

Currently, there are no AODA education standards. However, two AODA standards development committees have drafted recommendations of guidelines that AODA education standards should include. One committee has recommended guidelines for the kindergarten to grade twelve (K-12) education system. In this article, we outline recommended guidelines for transporting students with disabilities.


Accessible School Events

Currently, there are no AODA education standards. However, two AODA standards development committees have drafted recommendations of guidelines that AODA education standards should include. One committee has recommended guidelines for the kindergarten to grade twelve (K-12) education system. In this article, we outline recommended guidelines for accessible school events.

Accessible School Events

The Committee recommends that all school events should be accessible for students and staff with disabilities. For example, some of the events that all students and staff should be able to attend are: