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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Ontario Human Rights Commission Issues Statement on Accessible Housing – Accessibility News, your Online Magazine Devoted to Disability Accessibility.

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While the COVID-19 pandemic has spotlighted the need for safe housing, Ontarians with disabilities have always lived with the harsh reality that their housing choices are extremely limited, chronically inaccessible and often substandard and unsafe. Read more athttps://aoda.ca/ontario-human-rights-commission-issues-statement-on-accessible-housing/ Related

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Telehealth May Worsen Digital Divide for People With Disabilities(PWDs) – Accessibility News, your Online Magazine Devoted to Disability Accessibility.

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Much has been made of telehealth’s potential to bridge the accessibility gap for those who may be otherwise underserved by the healthcare systems. But, experts said in a new paper published in the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association this past week, telehealth may also exacerbate inequities faced by the disability community. Read more […]

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New Real Estate Features Help Identify Accessible Housing – Accessibility News, your Online Magazine Devoted to Disability Accessibility.

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The Heartland Multiple Listing Service, an informational housing system used by real estate agents in the St. Joseph and Kansas City area, has added a more detailed filtering system for accessibility features. Read more athttps://aoda.ca/new-real-estate-features-help-identify-accessible-housing/ Related

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London Accessibility Committee Back to Meetings After Nine Months of Frustration – Accessibility News, your Online Magazine Devoted to Disability Accessibility.

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But it’s no longer good enough for city hall to just the “check the box” on disability issues, the group’s chairperson says. Instead, London needs to get serious about building a community that is accessible for all. Read more athttps://aoda.ca/london-accessibility-committee-back-to-meetings-after-nine-months-of-frustration/ Related

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Accessibility News November 21,2020 Update – Accessibility News, your Online Magazine Devoted to Disability Accessibility.

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Follow us on Twitter at https://twitter.com/acnewsca AbleDocs is proud to support Accessibility News! With AbleDocs’ Document Accessibility Services, we are able to provide full content accessibility solutions that are unmatched by any other provider in the marketplace. We are the only organization that guarantees the compliance of every document we produce, and we back that […]

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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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Web Accessibility Guidelines for Audio – Accessibility News, your Online Magazine Devoted to Disability Accessibility.

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A new AODA requirement for Ontario websites will come into force on January 1st, 2021. Under the Information and Communications Standards, organizations must make their websites and web-based apps accessible. Organizations must do so by making their websites compliant with Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0, Level AA. This international standard gives web developers guidelines […]

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Smiths Falls Accessibility Advocate Applauds Beckwith Street Improvements – Accessibility News, your Online Magazine Devoted to Disability Accessibility.

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For Lucie Bingley, the redevelopment of Beckwith Street isn’t just about esthetics, it’s about an improvement in accessibility downtown. The wider sidewalks and curbless design employed as part of Beckwith Street’s redevelopment means she can move around easier downtown. Read more athttps://aoda.ca/smiths-falls-accessibility-advocate-applauds-beckwith-street-improvements/ Related

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BC Human Rights Tribunal Upholds Complaint That Victoria Bike Lanes Discriminate Against the Blind – Accessibility News, your Online Magazine Devoted to Disability Accessibility.

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The dispute began in 2018, after the Canadian Federation of the Blind (CFB) submitted a complaint centred around the perceived dangers of crossing the bike lanes to access floating bus stops along Pandora Street, between Cook Street and Store Street, and on Wharf Street. Read more athttp://www.accessibilitynewsinternational.com/bc-human-rights-tribunal-upholds-complaint-that-victoria-bike-lanes-discriminate-against-the-blind/ Related

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