Ontario. Ministry of Community and Social Services
Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act
Site: Online/Web Service
|Record #: CWD4187||Last Modified: 23 Mar 2017||Last Full Update: 15 Jul 2016|
|Description (Service)||Making Ontario accessible.
Ontario laws have set standards for accessibility, under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 * these important standards are designed to create a barrier-free and accessible Ontario by 2025.
Ontario's businesses, organizations and communities are working to become more accessible and inclusive to people with disabilities.
The second standard, called the Integrated Accessibility Standards Regulation became law in 2011 * this regulation includes accessibility standards for Information and Communications, Employment, and Transportation.
For more information and to find out what you have to do to comply with Ontario's accessibility law visit the Ministry of Community and Social Services website including the Ontario Government 's AODA Compliance Wizard * the wizard is free and anonymous, takes less than 5 minutes by filling out on line with instructions * when finished you will be provided with a personalized summary of what you have to do to comply with Ontario's accessibility law.
Click here to access the AODA Compliance Wizard
Click here to learn more about Accessibility and Human Rights
Please note many individuals and companies are now offering consulting services on accessibility matters including compliance with the requirements of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the standards.
The Accessibility Directorate of Ontario, the Ministry of Community and Social Services, and the Government of Ontario do not endorse any accessibility consultant, including their advice, opinions or recommendations. Relying on them is at your own risk.
E-learning http://www.ohrc.on.ca/en/learning/working-together-code-and-aodacourse on AODA available which includes interactive learning activities to help apply the general requirements of the Integrated Accessibility Standards Regulation (IASR) and Ontario Human Rights Code
|Hours||Online information available Mon-Sun 24 hrs|
|Application||Visit the website for more information|
|Languages||English ; French|
|Address and Location|
|Located In Community||Ontario|
|Physical Access||Not Applicable - online service|
|Toll Free Phone||1-866-515-2025|
|Mailing Address||c/o Accessibility Directorate of Ontario
777 Bay St, Ste 601A
Toronto, ON M7A 2J4
|Service Categories||Consumer Protection / Complaints|
|Service Category Groups||Consumer Protection / Complaints|