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Curriculum Based on Universal Design for Learning (UDL) and Differentiated Instruction

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 curriculum based on Universal Design for Learning (UDL) and differentiated instruction.


Hamilton Parking Lot and On-Street Patios Create Accessibility Issues

By Craig Campbell Reporter
Fri., Oct. 8, 2021timer3 min. read

Susan Creer, of Accessible Hamilton, says the City of Hamilton’s on-street and parking lot patio program takes away needed parking spaces, limited access for the disabled.

Susan Creer, a west Hamilton resident with mobility challenges and a longtime advocate for the disabled, hopes the City of Hamilton will stop its five-year-old on-street patio program in parking lots and street parking spaces across the city.


Divisional Court Declines to Rule on Argument that Ontario’s Accessibility Minister Violated Ontario’s Disabilities Act

AODA Alliance Urges Accessibility Minister to Obey the Law He’s Mandated to Spearhead

Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act Alliance Update United for a Barrier-Free Society for All People with Disabilities Web: https://www.aodaalliance.org
Email: aodafeedback@gmail.com
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October 8, 2021

Summary

Here are two major updates in our campaign to get the Ontario Government to effectively implement the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act.


Accessible Mental Health Education

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 mental health education.


Town Launches Campaign on Service Animals for Local Businesses

A recent incident at a Bradford restaurant regarding refusal of a service animal has stirred much debate amongst community members about the laws in place behind service animals and their training Oct. 6, 2021
By: Jackie Kozak

Members of the Accessibility Committee paid a visit to Golden Taste of Asia’s Ganesh Ponniah to help promote the new service dog stickers for business windows