Accessibility

Accessibility in the sense considered here refers to the design of products, devices, services, or environments so as to be usable by people with disabilities. The concept of accessible design and practice of accessible development ensures both "direct access" (i.e. unassisted) and "indirect access" meaning compatibility with a person's assistive technology (for example, computer screen readers). Accessibility can be viewed as the "ability to access" and benefit from some system or entity. The concept focuses on enabling access for people with disabilities, or special needs, or enabling access through the use of assistive technology; however, research and development in accessibility …

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Yellowhead Institute · 17 May 2024 English

We are seeking someone with a creative eye and analytical mind who will work in collaboration with the Director of Operations and third party collaborators to handle the ongoing updates …

maintaining the brand identity, prioritizing accessibility and user experience; ○ Working with site developer


CSA: Canadian Standards Association · 17 May 2024 English

Annual Report 2023-2024 Making an impact for a safer, healthier and more sustainable Canada For more than 100 years, CSA Group has led the development of standards in Canada, and …

commitment to sustainable agricultural vehicles, accessibility and inclusivity, climate practices. CSA is committed Ottawa): Stephanie Cadieux (Canada’s Chief Accessibility Officer), Sarah McCarthy (Rick Hansen Foundation) Foundation), Andrea Podruski (Accessibility Standards Canada), Sherri Torjman (Social Policy Advisor), Sunil interacting with aspects of the built environment. Accessibility is generally recognized as an important element architectural design practice. Incorporating accessibility principles helps ensure that people with disabilities


CSA: Canadian Standards Association · 17 May 2024

As we continue to grow and expand, we will strengthen the environmental lens we apply to the design and development of our operations with a focus on minimizing our use …

workplace – Online, self-paced • Improving accessibility in public spaces for people with hearing loss business/architecture firms that operate in the accessibility space. Future The event featured discussions Canada’s accessibility and disability policy leaders, including Canada's first Chief Accessibility Officer


IISD: International Institute for Sustainable Development · 16 May 2024 English

A guide for governments on defining what should be considered as "strategic" or "critical" based on a series of objective criteria.

deep understanding of the availability and accessibility of mineral resources, of their industrial uses substitutability • technological change • accessibility to and from mine site • risks associated with potential future use against mineral production and accessibility. Box 8. Which minerals are essential to my


CASP: Canadian Association for Suicide Prevention · 16 May 2024

One initiative is developing a micro-credential course for students in the therapeutic recreation program at Douglas College to equip students with the skills and knowledge for suicide response and to …

suicide prevention and enhancing crisis care accessibility, particularly in remote communities. Emily is


McMaster Health Forum · 15 May 2024 English

Social Systems Evidence: Taxonomy of program and service areas, governance, financial and delivery arrangements, and implementation strategies

Broadband infrastructure o Safety – Pedestrian o Accessibility services o Tertiary/higher education o Land


CASW: Canadian Association of Social Workers · 15 May 2024 English

Reporting to the Director of Clinical Services and Live-In Treatment, and as part of the leadership team, this role provides leadership to YouthLink in service of the mission. [...] This …

require accessibility accommodations with the application process, please contact accessibility@youthlink


UBC: UBC Press · 15 May 2024 English

Canada and Colonialism presents the history Canadians must reckon with before decolonization is possible, from the nation’s establishment as a settler colony to the discriminatory legacies still at work in …

epub version of this book meets stringent accessibility standards, ensuring it is available to people


UBC: UBC Press · 15 May 2024 English

The old neo-liberal economic theory that deregulation will solve the problem of unaffordable housing is being contradicted by reality, with ugly consequences for social cohesion, mental health, urban vitality, and …

epub version of this book meets stringent accessibility standards, ensuring it is available to people


AUP: Athabasca University Press · 14 May 2024 English

Political activist ethnography is a research strategy that reveals how ruling regimes are organized so activists and social movements can fight them. This volume adopts an approach to inquiry that …

the principles of accountability, utility, accessibility, reciprocity, and reflexivity. In practice, ground my PAE work are accountability, utility, accessibility, reciprocity, and reflexivity. Accountability next two activist principles: accessibility and reciprocity. Accessibility If one cannot access the text held accountable if people cannot read it. Accessibility was an especially integral ethical principle relations it wishes to overthrow. Issues of accessibility are indeed core issues and key to ensuring legitimate


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