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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
Mentioned in the Following Calendar Pages
*List may not include courses that are on a common table shared between programs.
- Disability Studies
- Early Childhood Studies Professionally-Related Table I
- Minor in Disability Studies
- Minor in Social Innovation
- Open Elective Table
- Philosophy Professionally-Related Table IV
- Politics and Governance Professionally-Related Table IV
- Public Administration and Governance Professionally-Related Table I