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Understanding the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act

Boy in Wheelchair

At The AccessibilityHub, our mission is to promote the ways in which individuals, public officials, businesses, and municipal governments strive to make Ontario a better place to live for Ontarians who suffer from disabilities.

To understand our work, it’s important to have a thorough understanding of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). In this article, we’ll take a brief look at the history of the AODA, who it affects, what its goals are, and the benefits. Let’s get started.

Paint The Town Yellow

Paint The Town Yellow

In the spring of 2004 (2 years after their inception) the Innisfil Accessibility Advisory Committee (IAAC) identified a need to make all the curb cuts in the Town highly visible to those with vision impairments by painting them bright yellow.

Township of Tiny Accessible Beach

Township of Tiny Accessible Beach

The Township of Tiny celebrated an accessibility achievement on June 1, 2016, during National Access Awareness Week, with the installation of a Mobi-Mat recreation path at Balm Beach, one of Tiny’s most populated public beaches.