About the Hub

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Overview

The Accessibility Hub is a central online resource for accessibility at uOttawa. The Hub houses tools and resources to help students, educators and administrators identify and remove barriers to accessibility and to provide support for individuals on campus experiencing mental health issues. The Hub helps promote and foster inclusion and improve accessibility for everyone on our campus by:

  • Facilitating support and feedback related to accessibility initiatives
  • Providing an online community for those seeking information on disability and accessibility issues on campus

Purpose

The Hub assist the University in meeting its obligations under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (AODA) (external link) by assigning responsibilities at the University, and establishing the necessary policies, procedures and standards to follow.

Who is the Hub for?

The information in the Hub is provided for students, employees, visitors and to every other person or organization that provides goods, services or facilities on behalf of the University.

Who is responsible for the Hub?

The University of Ottawa’s Human Rights Office is responsible for developing, reviewing and adjusting the information housed in the Accessibility Hub. The Office can delegate authority and responsibilities in order to ensure the policies, procedures and standards found in the Hub are implemented.

You’re invited to send us your comments or suggestions that will help us to keep on improving the Accessibility Hub content.

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Resources about accessibility

The Accessibility Hub is a central online resource for accessibility at uOttawa. The Hub houses tools and Accessibility Resources to help students, educators and administrators identify and remove barriers to accessibility.

Find an expert

Marie-Claude Gagnon, Senior Officer on Accessibility Policy

613-562-5800 extension 7452
Marie-Claude.Gagnon@uOttawa.ca

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