Watch the Captioned May 27, 2020 Online Fireside Chat with AODA Alliance Chair David Lepofsky and Green Party Leader Mike Schreiner on the Impact of COVID-19 on Ontarians with Disabilities – Accessibility News, your Online Magazine Devoted to Disability Accessibility.

The Mass Migration to Online Learning is Leaving Disabled Students Behind – Accessibility News International

Tell Us What Barriers Students with Disabilities Face in Colleges and Universities Read more athttps://aoda.ca/watch-the-captioned-may-27-2020-online-fireside-chat-with-aoda-alliance-chair-david-lepofsky-and-green-party-leader-mike-schreiner-on-the-impact-of-covid-19-on-ontarians-with-disabilities/ Related

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People With Disabilities Must Not Be Forgotten Once the Lockdown Lifts – Accessibility News, your Online Magazine Devoted to Disability Accessibility.

The Mass Migration to Online Learning is Leaving Disabled Students Behind – Accessibility News International

As municipalities ponder creative ways to open up after the end of the COVID-19 lockdown and revitalize the battered economy, it is imperative city planning incorporate the needs and perspectives of people with disabilities. Read more athttps://aoda.ca/malhotra-and-johnson-people-with-disabilities-must-not-be-forgotten-once-the-lockdown-lifts/ Related

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Internet, Social Media Open Doors of Accessibility for Those With DeafBlindness – Accessibility News, your Online Magazine Devoted to Disability Accessibility.

The Mass Migration to Online Learning is Leaving Disabled Students Behind – Accessibility News International

Originally Posted May 21, 2020By: NewmarketToday Staff During a time when we are physically separated from family, friends, and our peers, technology helps to bridge the gap and encourage social connection from afar. Although checking social media platforms, browsing the internet, and navigating video and audio streaming services are considered normal interactions, they also open […]

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Why Do Provinces Often Confiscate Federal Benefits From People Who Clearly Need Them? – Accessibility News, your Online Magazine Devoted to Disability Accessibility.

The Mass Migration to Online Learning is Leaving Disabled Students Behind – Accessibility News International

Amanda Demerse lost her part-time job as a rink attendant with the City of North Bay in March when the municipality closed recreation facilities due to the COVID-19 pandemic. What happened next, amid a global health emergency, is an example of what goes on every day for vulnerable people living on the fault lines of […]

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Accessibility News May 23,2020 Update – Accessibility News, your Online Magazine Devoted to Disability Accessibility.

The Mass Migration to Online Learning is Leaving Disabled Students Behind – Accessibility News International

Follow us on Twitter at https://twitter.com/acnewsca AbleDocs Inc. is excited to be joining the Accessibility News team to ensure all documents are made accessible and compliant. AbleDocs is the only organization to guarantee the compliance of the files we produce and back that up with a $10,000,000 guarantee. We look forward to working with you […]

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On Global Accessibility Awareness Day, the AODA Alliance Again Writes Ontario’s Education Minister and TVO’s Vice President to Try to Get the Urgent Learning Needs of Students with Disabilities Met – Accessibility News, your Online Magazine Devoted to Disability Accessibility.

The Mass Migration to Online Learning is Leaving Disabled Students Behind – Accessibility News International

In our continuing campaign to get the Ford Government to address the urgent needs of a third of a million vulnerable students with disabilities during the COVID-19 crisis, the AODA Alliance today wrote two important letters, set out below. These are especially timely, because today is the internationally recognized Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD). Read […]

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On Global Accessibility Awareness Day, the AODA Alliance Again Writes Ontario?s Education Minister and TVO’s Vice President to Try to Get the Urgent Learning Needs of Students with Disabilities Met – Accessibility News, your Online Magazine Devoted to Disability Accessibility.

The Mass Migration to Online Learning is Leaving Disabled Students Behind – Accessibility News International

In our continuing campaign to get the Ford Government to address the urgent needs of a third of a million vulnerable students with disabilities during the COVID-19 crisis, the AODA Alliance today wrote two important letters, set out below. These are especially timely, because today is the internationally recognized Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD). Read […]

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UN Highlights the Unique Challenges Faced By Disabled Injured Workers During COVID-19 – Accessibility News, your Online Magazine Devoted to Disability Accessibility.

The Mass Migration to Online Learning is Leaving Disabled Students Behind – Accessibility News International

“Imagine coming home from work at a hospital, grocery store, or care home with Coronavirus and, on top of knowing you’re gravely ill and you’ve put your family in serious danger, you need to engage in a battle with the compensation board to prove where you got this illness.” Read more athttps://aoda.ca/un-highlights-the-unique-challenges-faced-by-disabled-injured-workers-during-covid-19/ Related

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Coronavirus: Accessibility advocate calls on Ford government to provide support for special needs students

Coronavirus: Accessibility advocate calls on Ford government to provide support for special needs students

A Toronto-based accessibility advocate is calling on the Ontario government for a comprehensive plan to remove barriers that online learning creates for students with disabilities. “We’ve been calling on the government to show leadership. Whether it’s the crisis in nursing homes or the crisis facing students with disabilities, it’s the recurring failure to lead,” said […]

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United Nations Urged to Lead Action to End Discrimination Against People With Disabilities in the Response to COVID-19 – Accessibility News International

The Mass Migration to Online Learning is Leaving Disabled Students Behind – Accessibility News International

By IDAMay 18, 2020 New campaign by disability rights groups calls for more leadership from the United Nations to ensure COVID-19 measures include people with disabilities. Lack of concerted action from governments and health authorities is putting the lives of people with disabilities at greater risk during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the International Disability […]

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