Nova Scotia first province to adopt Hansen Foundation curriculum in schools

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HALIFAX – Nova Scotia’s Education Department is teaming up with the Rick Hansen Foundation to provide inclusion and accessibility teaching materials to the province’s schools. The free online programs are now available to teachers and include access to foundation ambassadors and a series of lesson plan ideas for primary and high schools. Hansen says […]

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Share with Others the Youtube Link to Yesterday’s Important Panel on TV Ontario’s “The Agenda with Steve Paikin” Revealing the Hardships Facing Many Ontario Students with Disabilities During Distance Education and While Attending Re-Opened Schools – Accessibility News, your Online Magazine Devoted to Disability Accessibility.

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

You can now watch it online any time you want, on your computer, tablet, smart phone or smart TV! Read more athttps://aoda.ca/share-with-others-the-youtube-link-to-yesterday%c2%92s-important-panel-on-tv-ontarios-the-agenda-with-steve-paikin-revealing-the-hardships-facing-many-ontario-students-with-disabilities-durin/ Related

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Watch TVO’s “The Agenda with Steve Paikin” Tonight at 8 or 11 PM for an Interview on Whether Distance Education and Re-Opened Schools are Meeting the Learning Needs of Students 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

This program will appear on TV (for those who still use it). It will also stream tonight at 8 pm on the Twitter feed and Facebook page of The Agenda with Steve Paikin. It will be permanently available on YouTube. In a future AODA Alliance Update, we will provide the YouTube link. Read more athttps://aoda.ca/watch-tvos-%c2%93the-agenda-with-steve-paikin%c2%94-tonight-at-8-or-11-pm-for-an-interview-on-whether-distance-education-and-re-opened-schools-are-meeting-the-learning-needs-of-students-with-disab/ […]

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Tell Us What Successes or Barriers Students with Disabilities Are Experiencing This Fall at School or During Distance Education – Accessibility News, your Online Magazine Devoted to Disability Accessibility.

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

Please take a minute to send us your feedback! We want to hear from parents and guardians of students with disabilities in Ontario Schools, from students with disabilities themselves, and from anyone working or volunteering in our schools. How has it been going for students with disabilities this fall, either during distance learning or when […]

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AODA Alliance calls on the Ontario Government to Appoint an Associate Deputy Minister of Education, to Create and Implement a Provincial Plan to ensure that A Third of a Million Students with Disabilities Are Fully and Safely Included in School Re-Opening – Accessibility News, your Online Magazine Devoted to Disability Accessibility.

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

Today the AODA Alliance wrote Ontario’s Minister of Education Stephen Lecce. We called on the Ford Government to immediately appoint an Associate Deputy Minister of Education with specialized expertise in educating students with disabilities. That official should be immediately assigned to oversee the development and implementation of a desperately-needed and currently missing provincial plan to […]

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Disability Barriers in Education – Accessibility News, your Online Magazine Devoted to Disability Accessibility.

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

In the third review of the AODA, the Honourable David Onley recommends needed improvements to the Act. During the public meetings Onley held while preparing his review, attendees outlined many barriers that people with disabilities face. More improvements to the AODA would help to remove existing barriers and prevent future ones. Therefore, in addition to […]

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Edmonton mother says daughter with Down syndrome facing age discrimination

Edmonton mother says daughter with Down syndrome facing age discrimination

An Edmonton mother wants to challenge Alberta’s Child Care Licensing Act. Jill Scobey said the act discriminates against families with children with disabilities and her 15-year-old daughter Raedun. Read more: Parents of Alberta students with disabilities worry about return to school Raedun has Down syndrome and had been attending the same out-of-school care program […]

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