[community] Resources related to accessibility?
carenwatkins at gmail.com
Thu Oct 28 15:08:16 UTC 2021
Ryerson U has some guides that may be helpful. Some of them have been informed by IDRC work in the Inclusive Design Guide<https://guide.inclusivedesign.ca/> and the Inclusive Learning Design Handbook<https://handbook.floeproject.org/>.
Here is the link to the Ryerson page: https://www.ryerson.ca/accessibility/guides-resources/
From: community <community-bounces at lists.idrc.ocadu.ca> on behalf of Foster, Julia <Julia.Foster at kingstonhsc.ca>
Date: Thursday, October 28, 2021 at 10:44 AM
To: 'community at lists.idrc.ocadu.ca' <community at lists.idrc.ocadu.ca>
Subject: [community] Resources related to accessibility?
I have an upcoming student project looking at accessibility for a specific organization/department (physical space, interactions, processes, print and digital materials, though the digital piece is minimal). This is not a formal audit, but could help inform recommendations for improvements or highlight a need for more formal investigation. I was curious if people have any favourite online or published resources they suggest for people getting familiar with accessibility (who also will only have everyday tech knowledge, not programming knowledge or in depth assistive technology knowledge). Example, I will give our students the Clearing Our Path website<https://www.clearingourpath.ca/> and WebAim<https://webaim.org/> and the Ontario AODA page<https://www.ontario.ca/page/accessibility-in-ontario>. They will also have access to Queen's University's library which will have a number of textbooks and online publications if anyone has good recommendations for print/digital texts.
Thanks and have a good day,
Julia Foster, MScOT, OT Reg. (Ont.)
KHSC Vision Rehabilitation Clinic<http://ophthalmology.queensu.ca/faculty/physicians/lvr>, in support of the
South East Ontario Vision Rehabilitation Service (SOVRS)
Department of Ophthalmology
Kingston Health Sciences Centre-Hotel Dieu Site
166 Brock Street, Kingston, ON K7L 5G2
Telephone: 613-544-3400 ext. 2475
Email: Julia.foster at kingstonhsc.ca<mailto:Julia.foster at kingstonhsc.ca>
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