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Planning for accessibility: Resources

March 30, 2016 — 

 

Disability Accommodations Checklists from the province’s Disabilities Issues Office

http://www.accessibilitymb.ca/disability-accomodations-checklist.html

 

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Various checklists re: planning accessible meetings and events

 

Guide to Planning Inclusive Meetings

  • Human Resources and Skills Development Canada

http://www.esdc.gc.ca/eng/disability/arc/inclusive_meetings.pdf

 

Planning Accessible Meetings and Events A Toolkit

  • American Bar Association Commission on Disability Rights

http://www.americanbar.org/content/dam/aba/administrative/mental_physical_disability/Accessible_Meetings_Toolkit.authcheckdam.pdf

 

 

Planning for Accessibility A Checklist for Inclusion

  • McMaster University

https://www.mcmaster.ca/hres/Planning%20for%20Accessibility%20-%20A%20Checklist%20for%20Inclusion.pdf

 

Guide to Accessible Events

  • Ryerson University

http://www.ryerson.ca/content/dam/accessibility/resources/guide_to_accessible_events.pdf

 

Planning Accessible Meetings and Events

Massachusetts Dept. of Public Health

http://www.mass.gov/eohhs/docs/dph/com-health/healthy-aging/accessible-events.pdf

 

Checklist for Planning Accessible Meetings and Events

  • US Dept of Transportation Disability Resource Centre

http://connectoncampus.ca/files/access.pdf

 

Accessible Meeting Checklist

Access & Equity – Hamilton

http://www.hamilton.ca/sites/default/files/media/browser/2015-12-10/seat-accessible-meeting-checklist.pdf

 

Accessible Events A Guide for Meeting and Event Organisers

  • Meetings and Events Australia

http://www.meetingsevents.com.au/downloads/Accessible_Events_Guide.pdf

 

A Planning Guide for Accessible Conferences

  • Council of Ontario Universities

http://www.accessiblecampus.ca/wp-content/uploads/2013/09/A-Planning-Guide-for-Accessible-Conferences.pdf

 

 

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Additional Resources

Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0: http://www.w3.org/TR/WCAG/

WebAIM and WAVE Evaluation Tool: http://webaim.org/

Office Documents: Accessible Digital Office Documents (ADOD): http://adod.idrc.ocad.ca
Mobile Apps (BBC Guidelines): http://www.bbc.co.uk/guidelines/futuremedia/accessibility/mobile

The Example of Microsoft: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/design/inclusive

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