The ABCs (and D) of AODA Compliance with a 2021 Deadline Approaching

It seemed like ages ago that I wrote the first of a four-part series on AODA compliance from a web perspective.…Read more

Three Things You Can Do In The Name of 2019 IDPWD

Today is International Day of People with Disabilities -- and to quote one-hit wonder band Europe, it’s the Final Countdown to another accessible compliance…Read more

AODA - It's Time to Act

So Ontario's supposed to be fully accessible by 2025. I mean, that's the point of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, right? An inclusive society where…Read more

AODA - Less Confusion, More Community

Twelve years in and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disability Act still serves to confuse and confound many people. Where do I start? Will I be fined? Will I do the…Read more

Accessibility and the Charter - 35 Years Later are We Walking the Talk?

A guarantee means nothing if you don't have the will to sustain it. And while today marks a significant anniversary in our country's history, it should also serve as an…Read more

AODA -- Halfway There but Not Actually Halfway There

One of my favourite sports quotes cam during the 2014 NBA draft, when the Toronto Raptors selected Bruno Caboclo with their first-round selection. To be fair, Caboclo was…Read more

Accessibility for All - Meeting the Needs of our Aging Community

Earlier today I attended a Remembrance Day ceremony, along with a few other Echidnas, at the Cenotaph in London Looking around at the seniors, it reinforced why we need to…Read more

Kicking Off a Month of Accessibility By Putting Ability First

For a few years now, Digital Echidna has put accessibility at the fore of everything it does. And with the Ability First…Read more

Flight Sends Grounded AODA Expectations Soaring

My expectations about AODA and its real-life implementation may have been grounded in a frustrating reality lately, but a recent travel experience has set my optimism…Read more

No One-Size-Fits-All Approach to Accessibility

The simple fact of the matter is that there is no one-size-fits-all solution to accessibility issues. So understanding the differing needs of persons with disabilities,…Read more