AODA 2021 -- A Roadmap and Tools for Accessibility Compliance

Yo, man, there’s a lot of (organizations) out there flakin’ and perpetratin’ but scared to kick (accessibility) reality.  

“Jay, you’ve been doin’ all this dope (…Read more

AODA 2021 -- What You Need to Know Now, Four Months Away from the Deadline

OK. I’ll admit it. In my last post, I was less than complimentary of the whole AODA…Read more

AODA Uncertainty Leaves Companies Asking, 'What's Next?'

With the Jan. 1, 2021 Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act deadline for website compliance fast approaching, there are many questions about what that deadline…Read more

It’s Past the Time to be “Aware” on Global Accessibility Awareness Day

We’ve had nearly a decade to hit the ground running -- hopefully on a ground that’s fully accessible to all. But even today, the morning after Global Accessibility…Read more

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