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DST 506

Principles and Practices of Accessibility

The Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) mandates development of enforceable accessibility standards for businesses and organizations to identify, remove and prevent barriers to accessibility. This course is for those seeking specialized knowledge of the AODA, accessibility issues and implementation. It covers understandings of disability, issues giving rise to the Act, disability activism and a critical analysis of the new accessibility standards for customer service, built environments, employment, information and communications and transportation.
Weekly Contact: Lecture:3 hrs.
GPA Weight: 1.00
Course Count: 1.00
Billing Units: 1

Prerequisites

None

Antirequisites

None

Co-Requisites

None

Custom Requisites

None

Disability Studies

  • DST 300
    Whose Lives Matter?
  • DST 500
    A History of Madness
  • DST 501
    Rethinking Disability
  • DST 502
    Disability and the State
  • DST 503
    Current Topics in Disability I
  • DST 504
    Mad People's History
  • DST 506
    Principles and Practices of Accessibility
  • DST 507
    Disability, Justice and Good Human Life
  • DST 508
    Cripping the Arts in Canada
  • DST 509
    Crip Culture in Canada
  • DST 525
    Disability, Representation/s and Culture
  • DST 603
    Disability and The Law
  • DST 604
    Current Topics in Disability II
  • DST 605
    Disability, Desire and Sexuality
  • DST 613
    Strategies for Community Building
  • DST 614
    Community, Access and Technology
  • DST 725
    The Politics and Practice of Interventions
  • DST 727
    Leadership Practices for Changing Times
  • DST 80A/B
    Practicum in Disability Studies
  • DST 88A/B
    Research Methods
  • DST 99A/B
    Applied Community Project/Thesis