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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:


Breaking Down Ontario’s Service Animal Laws After Violent Dispute at Kitchener Restaurant

Waterloo regional police have launched an investigation into a video that appears to show a man living with disabilities being aggressively kicked out of a Kitchener restaurant after an apparent dispute over his service dog. By Nick Westoll
Posted Nov 12, 2021

A shocking video that appeared to capture a recent violent dispute over the presence of a service dog at a Kitchener restaurant is bringing forward renewed attention to Ontario’s laws governing service animals.


This Piece of Gym Equipment is Pushing Accessible Fitness Forward in St. John’s

‘Accessibility needs to be considered in more aspects than just a push button on a door’ Alex Kennedy, CBC News
Posted: Nov 15, 2021

Heading to the gym with her friends in her wheelchair, Danielle Arbour says a lack of accessible options can defeat the purpose of going with a group.

“There would be instances where my friends could go off and do one thing, and I’d have to go off and do a completely other thing,” Arbour said in an interview.


Businesses Awarded for Accessibility Work

Businesses championing accessibility in Sarnia were awarded Friday. Author of the article:Tyler Kula
Publishing date:Nov 12, 2021

Businesses championing accessibility in Sarnia received some well-deserved recognition Friday through the 2021 Sarnia Accessibility Awards.

“They went above and beyond with their services and their supports to ensure people with disabilities receive the services that they need,” city accessibility co-ordinator Dale Mosley said about this year’s winners.