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Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act Alliance Update United for a Barrier-Free Ontario for All People with Disabilities http://www.aodaalliance.org email@example.com Twitter: @aodaalliance
August 16, 2018
We recently received letters from Ontario’s Premier Doug Ford, and Ontario’s new Minister for Accessibility and Seniors, Raymond Cho. These are the first official statements by the Ford Government on accessibility for people with disabilities, since it took office, as far as we have seen. We make these letters public in this Update. The text of these letters is set out below.
Chalkboards and basic whiteboards are out, and taking their place are interactive whiteboards, called smartboards. In fact, smartboards are making learning accessible for kids with disabilities.
Smartboards are visual learning tools. So, you might find yourself wondering how they are making learning accessible for kids with disabilities. In this article, we explore how smartboards help students who are:
The citys accessibility advisory committee had threatened to resign if demands werent met Hala Ghonaim · CBC News
Posted: Aug 14, 2018
City of London is moving forward with a proposal to create an accessible-friendly city.
It took the threat of a mass resignation and a set of strict demands to “open the eyes” of city staff and council.
Learning to ride a bike is a rite of passage. However, teaching kids with disabilities to ride bikes may be difficult. That’s because the process of learning to ride a bike doesn’t account for accessibility. So, parents may not teach kids with disabilities to ride a bike at all, or kids with disabilities may become discouraged. In response, iCan Bike is trying to make it easier to teach kids with disabilities to ride a bike. The program is designed to help kids with disabilities ride bikes using special techniques and adaptive bikes.