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Accessibility

Access Forward
Year:2012
Author:Curriculum Services Canada
Format:Website
Intended Audience:All members of the workforce
Synopsis:

This website offers free resources to help your organization meet the training requirements under Section 7 of the IASR. Includes training resources and modules.

Ministry of Education Accessibility Plan, 2011-2012
Year:Current
Author:Ontario Ministry of Education: http://www.edu.gov.on.ca/eng/
Format:Online resource
Topic:Accessibility in the classroom
Intended Audience:Teachers, educators, students, education stakeholders
Synopsis:

Each year, the government of Ontario sets a course to prevent, identify and remove barriers for persons with disabilities. Every ministry participates through its annual accessibility plan, as required under the Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2001 (ODA). The Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (AODA) is Ontario's roadmap to become barrier-free by 2025. This plan sets forth the Ministry of Education guidelines for accessibility under the rubric of the AODA.

The TeachAble Project
Year:2012
Author:Ontario Educational Services Corporation. URL: www.oesc-cseo.org/
Format:Online Resource
Topic:The TeachAble Project
Intended Audience:Education partners and stakeholders, school boards, teachers
Synopsis:

The Teachable project is collaborative project designed to support schools and school boards in the promotion of accessibility in Ontario. The project is intended to address the requirement, provided in the Integrated Accessibility Regulation, that “school boards….shall provide educators with accessibility awareness training relating to accessible program or course delivery and instruction.’ Integrated Accessibility Regulation: http://www.elaws.gov.on.ca/html/source/regs/english/s011/elaws_src_regs_r11191_e.htm