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Understanding AODA Requirements for the Built Environment

An introductory post explaining the AODA standards for built environments.   People with disabilities often face barriers in their everyday lives that prevent them from fully participating at work or in other aspects of society. With the goal of getting rid of this discrimination related to disabilities, the government began the development of the Accessibility for […]

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The Importance of Document Remediation in Accessibility Compliance

Web accessibility is often associated merely with websites, but it extends well beyond that. It also includes digital documents, mobile and web apps, and just about anything that is housed online. As we strive to create an equitable digital space, understanding the crucial step of document remediation in achieving accessibility compliance is paramount. Understanding Document

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A Guide to Web Accessibility for People with Learning Disabilities

Imagine you’re playing a video game for the first time and the instructions are really hard to understand. That’s how the internet can feel for people with learning disabilities. This is where digital accessibility comes in to make sure that online spaces are easy to navigate for everyone, regardless of their ability. When accessibility is

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How to Develop an Effective Compliance Auditing Process

Navigating the complex world of accessibility compliance can be a daunting task for any company. Consider accessibility laws like the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), the Accessibility for Manitobans Act (AMA), the Accessible Canada Act (ACA), the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and standards such as the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG), all

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Creating Documents That Meet Accessibility Guidelines

In today’s digital environment, creating accessible documents is a huge part of web accessibility. When we talk about creating accessible documents, what we’re referring to is making digital documents and their contents — text, images and any graphics —  accessible to everyone, including people with disabilities. Accessible documents allow people with various abilities to engage

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National Disability Employment Awareness Month NDEAM

National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM)

See What National Disability Employment Awareness Month Is All About NDEAM—short for National Disability Employment Awareness Month—takes place every October, where we recognize the skills of employees with disabilities that contribute to the workplace.  With over six million Canadians identifying as having a disability, their daily lives are often marked by challenges that others may

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