The Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, or AODA, aims to identify, remove, and prevent barriers for people with disabilities. The AODA became law on June 13, 2005 and applies to all levels of government, nonprofits, and private sector businesses in Ontario that have one or more employees (full-time, part-time, seasonal, or contract).
The AODA includes requirements that all organizations must meet, with deadlines specific to an organization’s type and size. The AODA is made up of five parts, or Standards.
This module will provide you with the information you need ensure that your organization is compliant with Act.
- Explain the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and its key purpose.
- Understand and apply terms and definitions associated with the AODA.
- Outline an organization’s obligations under the AODA.
- Identify and define ways to prevent and remove barriers for people with disabilities.
- Describe an organization’s responsibilities under the AODA with regard to accessibility policies.
- Accurately address basic questions and issues regarding the AODA.
- The AODA and Accessible Customer Service Regulation
- General Requirements
- Employment Standard
- Information and Communication Standard
- Transportation Standard
- Built Environment Standard
- Module Summary and Completion
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