Additional funding urged along with comprehensive plans and clear directives Jessica Wong, CBC News
Posted: Sep 05, 2020
Students with disabilities face extra complications heading back to school in a pandemic, including how to access support services, and parents say more planning was needed from governments.
Like most parents, Sharon Roberts was anxious on her son’s first day of kindergarten. However, despite qualms about Alberta’s back-to-school guidelines amid the pandemic, she felt she had little choice but to send five-year-old Kip to school in person this week.
Families, Advocates of Students With Disabilities Seek Clarity in School Reopening Plans. Read full article.
Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act Alliance Update United for a Barrier-Free Society for All People with Disabilities
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September 4, 2020
More Media Coverage of the Stress and Uncertainty facing Parents of Students with Disabilities on the Eve of the Labour Day Weekend. Read full article.
News Aug 29, 2020
by Colleen Romaniuk Local Journalism Initiative Reporter
The Sudbury Star
Although summer is coming to a close, Elliot Lake has made good on its promise to make local beaches more accessible by installing beach access mats for wheelchair users.
The MobiMats, which were purchased from Wheelchair Friendly Solutions Inc. in the winter of 2019 as part of the community’s Age Friendly Elliot Lake Action Plan, are designed to ensure safe and inclusive accessibility to the water.
Elliot Lake Honours Commitment to Accessibility With Beach Mats for Wheelchair Users. Read full article.