COVID-19 Pandemic Boosts Visibility of Sign Language, Increases Accessibility for Deaf Community – Accessibility News, your Online Magazine Devoted to Disability Accessibility.

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Sign language interpreters said that they hope increased use of interpreters during major events helps increase accessibility for the deaf community. Read more athttps://www.accessibilitynewsinternational.com/covid-19-pandemic-boosts-visibility-of-sign-language-increases-accessibility-for-deaf-community/ Related

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Yesterday’s Roundtable on Critical Care Triage during the COVID-19 Pandemic, Hosted by the Ontario Human Rights Commission, Leads the AODA Alliance to Again Write Health Minister Christine Elliott to Raise Important New Issues – Accessibility News, your Online Magazine Devoted to Disability Accessibility.

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Given the number of participants, we could only scratch the surface on this life-and-death issue during this two-hour roundtable. The painful fact that that day, Ontario had another record-breaking number of new COVID-19 infections made this discussion especially urgent and long-overdue. Read mroe athttps://aoda.ca/yesterdays-roundtable-on-critical-care-triage-during-the-covid-19-pandemic-hosted-by-the-ontario-human-rights-commission-leads-the-aoda-alliance-to-again-write-health-minister-christine-elliott-to/ Related

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The Ontario Bioethics Table’s Secret September 11, 2020 Recommendations on How to Ration or “Triage” Life-Saving Critical Medical Care if COVID-19 Cases Overload Ontario Hospitals are Finally Revealed, and Incorporate a Number of Disability Advocates’ Proposals – But We’re Not Out of the Triage Woods Yet! – Accessibility News, your Online Magazine Devoted to Disability Accessibility.

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What a major partial breakthrough we have had in our 9-month campaign to ensure that patients with disabilities face no discrimination in access to life-saving critical care if the uncontrolled surge in COVID-19 infections requires the rationing or triage of critical care in Ontario hospitals. Read more athttps://aoda.ca/the-ontario-bioethics-tables-secret-september-11-2020-recommendations-on-how-to-ration-or-%c2%93triage%c2%94-life-saving-critical-medical-care-if-covid-19-cases-overload-ontario-hospitals-are-fin/ Related

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Fewer Veterans Have Applied for Disability During COVID-19, Sparking Accessibility Concerns – Accessibility News International

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By Staff, The Canadian PressPosted October 25, 2020 The federal government is being criticized for not doing enough to help disabled veterans as new figures appear to confirm fears COVID-19 is making it more difficult for them to apply for assistance. The figures from Veterans Affairs Canada show about 8,000 veterans applied for disability benefits […]

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New captioned Video is Unveiled Today on Hardships People with Disabilities Face During the COVID-19 Pandemic, To Mark This Sunday, the 26th Anniversary of the Birth of Ontario’s Grassroots Movement for Disability Accessibility – Accessibility News, your Online Magazine Devoted to Disability Accessibility.

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Happy birthday to us! This Sunday, November 29, 2020, is the 26th anniversary of the birth of Ontario’s unstoppable grassroots non-partisan movement that successfully campaigned for a decade from 1994 to 2005 to get the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act passed, and that has tenaciously campaigned since then to get the AODA effectively implemented. […]

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Two New Captioned Online Videos Show Ongoing Risk of Disability Discrimination in Hospitals if the Skyrocketing COVID-19 Surge and Feared Overload of Hospitals Forces Rationing or Triage of Critical Care Beds – Accessibility News, your Online Magazine Devoted to Disability Accessibility.

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and Ford Government’s Protracted Secrecy on Its Plans if Triage is Needed Read more athttps://aoda.ca/two-new-captioned-online-videos-show-ongoing-risk-of-disability-discrimination-in-hospitals-if-the-skyrocketing-covid-19-surge-and-feared-overload-of-hospitals-forces-rationing-or-%c2%93triage%c2%94/ Related

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COVID-19 Means Accessibility Has Suddenly Become Everybody’s Priority. It Should Stay That Way. – Accessibility News, your Online Magazine Devoted to Disability Accessibility.

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By Mari “Dev” Ramsawakh,Huffington Post, Apr. 13, 2020 By the time Prime Minister Justin Trudeau held a press conference announcing that Canada was closing its borders and Ontario Premier Doug Ford declared a state of emergency across the province, I had already been cooped up inside my Toronto home for days. It was not because […]

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Ford Government Says it Rescinded its Widely-Condemned March 28, 2020 Protocol Directing Which Patients Will be Refused Life-Saving Critical Medical Care if the COVID-19 Surge Exceeds Hospital Capacity – But Won’t Reveal How It Will Fill that Vacuum – Accessibility News, your Online Magazine Devoted to Disability Accessibility.

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“It’s great that when pressed in Question Period, the Ford Government finally announced it had rescinded its deeply flawed March 28, 2020 critical care triage protocol, but we’ve seen no proof that they’ve told all Ontario hospitals this,” said David Lepofsky, chair of the non-partisan AODA Alliance that allied with other disability advocates to protect […]

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Ford Government’s Own Bioethics Table Urges It to Cancel Its controversial March 28 Directions to Hospitals on Which Patients to Refuse Critical Medical Care if the COVID-19 Pandemic Overloads Hospitals – Accessibility News, your Online Magazine Devoted to Disability Accessibility.

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and to Make Public the Bioethics Table’s Recommended Replacement for Those Directions But Will Doug Ford Listen? Read more athttps://aoda.ca/ford-governments-own-bioethics-table-urges-it-to-cancel-its-controversial-march-28-directions-to-hospitals-on-which-patients-to-refuse-critical-medical-care-if-the-covid-19-pandemic-overloads-hospi/ Related

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Fewer Veterans Have Applied for Disability During COVID-19, Sparking Accessibility Concerns – Accessibility News, your Online Magazine Devoted to Disability Accessibility.

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The federal government is being criticized for not doing enough to help disabled veterans as new figures appear to confirm fears COVID-19 is making it more difficult for them to apply for assistance. Read more athttp://www.accessibilitynewsinternational.com/fewer-veterans-have-applied-for-disability-during-covid-19-sparking-accessibility-concerns/ Related

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