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With the National Accessibility Law Promised to Be Introduced into Parliament This Spring, the AODA Alliance Makes Public an Introductory Guide On The Process That a Bill Goes Through At Canadas Parliament

Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act Alliance Update United for a Barrier-Free Ontario for All People with Disabilities http://www.aodaalliance.org aodafeedback@gmail.com Twitter: @aodaalliance

June 18, 2018
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Uber Driver Allegedly Leaves With Visually Impaired Man’s Cane Following Dispute

Ben Cousins, CTVNews.ca, June 15, 2018.

A Toronto man who is visually impaired is calling on Uber to return his mobility cane after a driver allegedly left with it following a dispute about the ride.

Johnny To was heading to a friend’s house on Thursday morning when he asked his driver to make a stop at a gas station. To says he told the driver he would make the adjustment in the app, but the driver refused to stop and also refused to cancel the ride, claiming to be too tired.


Complying with AODA WCAG 2.0 Distinguishable Content

Under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), all large (50+ employees) private and non-profit organizations and all public-sector organizations are required to make their websites accessible. However, determining if your website is accessible can be a challenge. This article will assist you in complying with the AODA WCAG 2.0 distinguishable content.


AODA Alliance Writes Premier-Designate Doug Ford, as the Conservative Party Prepares to Take Power in Ontario

Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act Alliance Update United for a Barrier-Free Ontario for All People with Disabilities http://www.aodaalliance.org aodafeedback@gmail.com Twitter: @aodaalliance

June 15, 2018

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We have gotten right to work on developing a good working relationship with Ontario’s incoming new Government. You can help with this effort. On June 14, 2018, the AODA Alliance sent a letter to Premier-Designate Doug Ford. We set that letter out below. In it, we:


Mobile Apps for People with Disabilities

As technology evolves, mobile apps for people with disabilities are improving the lives of users both at home and at work. Different mobile apps will work better than others depending on an individual’s disability. Below, we outline various apps that assist people with hearing loss, visual impairments, mobility impairments, and learning disabilities.

Mobile Apps for People with Disabilities

Hearing Loss

For people with hearing loss, mobile apps have been created to: