Accessibility

Acorn Stair Lift Available

Hello all, We still have an Acorn stair lift available for the cost of moving and installing it. This item is in storage and must be moved as soon as possible. Wayne Smith Toronto Chapter Coordinator Tetra Society of North America 416-407-7009 http://www.tetrasociety.org

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Enabling Accessibility Fund – Application Deadline Is July 26, 2016

The Government of Canada is currently accepting applications from organizations interested in receiving financial assistance from the Enabling Accessibility Fund (EAF).  The EAF works with organizations to improve physical accessibility and safety for people with disabilities by supporting the capital costs of renovation, construction and/or retrofit activities in workplaces and communities across Canada. We would…

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uberWAV

OCAD Inclusive Design Centre is writing to inform you about the launch of uberWAV. This is a wheelchair accessible vehicle product that will be priced about 40% cheaper than traditional taxi. Please visit this link to learn more: https://newsroom.uber.com/toronto/uberwav/ They have also written a blog post about the Accessible Transportation Forum we co-hosted with them…

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Help make our city a more accessible place in time for the Pan Am/Parapan Am Games!

(Photo from: Aha Mapathon) Dear Friends, The Inclusive Design Research Centre (IDRC) at OCAD University (http://idrc.ocad.ca) has started a collaborative project with AXS Map (access map) (http://www.axsmap.com) to map the accessibility of stores and restaurants in regions hosting events for the 2015 PanAm and ParapanAm Games.We are using a simple process to rate businesses and public…

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Conference on the Benefits of an Accessible Business

This upcoming accessibility conference at the Abilities Centre in Whitby may be of interest to you. For more information, please visit: Abilitiescentre.org/conference-2015 It will be taking place on Thursday, April 30 from 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM, and the focus is on the benefits of making businesses accessible and accessible buildings.

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Text with 9-1-1 rolls out in Toronto

Cartt.ca – CABLE & TELECOM TORONTO – Members of the deaf, hard of hearing or speech impaired (DHHSI) community now have the ability to reach 9-1-1 services in the city of Toronto through the Text with 9-1-1 service (T9-1-1), Toronto Police Services said Monday. T9-1-1 is a service that allows members of the DHHSI community…

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Accessibility Job Fair- November 26th, 2014

ACCESSIBILITY JOB FAIR The Accessibility Job Fair is an opportunity for people with disabilities to meet and network with employers, learn about career opportunities and apply to positions of interest. Wednesday, November 26, 2014 11:00 am – 3:00 pm Chinese Cultural Centre 5183 Sheppard Avenue East, Scarborough  Meet with Employers On-site Career Assessments On-site Resume…

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