Accessibility resources

Introduction

What is accessibility?

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Responsible Sector: Human Rights Office

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Responsible Sector: Human Rights Office

Understanding the accessibility law and the Duty to Accommodate

General requirements

Information and communication

Understand the legal requirements

Read accessibility requirements for social media, Internet and Intranet website and web content, multimedia messages and other types of communications in the guidelines Understanding the law: Information and communications.

Create accessible documents

Electronic messages

Drupal websites at uOttawa

Intranet and extranet websites

  • Learn how to create accessible content using BrightSpace.

Non-Drupal Internet websites

Social media and multimedia productions

Mobile applications

Tools

Client services

Universal Symbols of Accessibility

  • List of common symbols often used to provide information about the accessibility features of places, programs and activities.

Accessible Event, meetings & Conference

Interacting with Persons with Disabilities

Tip sheets on interacting with persons with disabilities

Service Animal Guide

Service Animal Guide to provide helpful information on the law, who uses service animals, and what to expect when a service animal is on your campus.

Wheelchair rental

Care Médical Inc.

Wheelchair ramp rental

 

Education

Educator’s Accessibility Toolkit

School accommodations for Saint Paul University students

  • Syrinne Benmouffok

Registrar’s office. Academic Advisor for undergraduate students for academic accommodations. Premier.Cycle-Undergrad@ustpaul.ca

  • Francine Quesnel

Registrar’s Office. Academic Advisor for graduate students for academic accommodations.etudes.sup_grad.studies@ustpaul.ca

Faculty of Medicine, Undergraduate Medical Education

https://med.uottawa.ca/undergraduate/students/student-affairs/program-pillars/advocacy/accommodations

Customer services

University of Ottawa legal requirements for the customer services

Employment

University of Ottawa legal requirements for the standard employment.

Transportation

University of Ottawa legal requirements for the standard transportation.

Design of public spaces

University of Ottawa legal requirements for the standard design of public spaces.

What are my legal obligations?

Understanding the law

  • Accessibility laws
  • Duty to accommodate
  • FAQ
  • uOttawa Accessibility Policy 119
  • Request advice

 

How to interact with accessibility in mind
Rent accessible goods & services

Sign language interpretation

Wheelchair

Wheelchair ramp

Accessible venues

Find an expert

Marie-Claude Gagnon, Web Accessibility Compliance Coordinator

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

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