Accessibility Resources and Learning Opportunities
Upcoming Webinar: Accessibility for People with Invisible Disabilities who have Service Animals
Join Courageous Companions for a panel discussion about barriers faced by persons with invisible disabilities. The webinar will be held on January 29, 2019 at 7:00 PM EST.
Participants will hear from:
- A medical professional about how service animals assist people with various types of disabilities
- A Master Service Dog Trainer about the process of training service dogs
- People who use service dogs to overcome barriers as part of their day-to-day life
To register please use the link below:
Boundless: A Post-Secondary Design Challenge
Design Exchange is hosting its annual student design competition. Students studying design have a chance to win up to $2,000 by submitting proposals that develop creative solutions for the accessible navigation of public spaces. Submissions will be accepted until April 2, 2019. For more information about the design challenge please click here.
Event: 2019 White Cane Week ‘Experience’ Expo
The Canadian Council of the Blind is hosting the 2019 White Cane Week ‘Experience’ Expo on Saturday February 2, 2019, from 10am to 4pm. Admission is free.
Location: Miles Nadal Jewish Community Centre, 750 Spadina Avenue, Toronto, right on the south-west corner of Spadina & Bloor, and right across the accessible intersection from the Spadina Subway station.
With over 50 Exhibitors on every aspect of living with vision loss, the Expo is Canada’s only exposition and consumer show for Canadians who are blind or partially sighted. From sports & recreation to arts and advocacy, from service providers to the latest Assistive Technologies, there’s information on education, employment, transportation, alternate format reading materials, low-vision aids, government supports, and more.
For more information, please visit www.ccbtorontovisionaries.ca/wcw.php