Register here: https://forms.office.com/r/SrRKh2nLFE
Be a Paid Consultant on The Accessibility Exchange!
If you are persons with disability, Deaf person, a supporter or a disability organization this information session will be of interest to you!
The Accessibility Exchange is an online platform designed to assist federally regulated organizations (such as Government of Canada departments, banks, phone/internet providers, airlines and more) to recruit diverse people with disabilities and Deaf people, and community organizations to participate in developing and implementing accessibility plans. You can become a paid consultant to help these federally regulated organizations become more accessible by registering on this platform!
When: Wednesday June 7, 2023
In-Person: Kent Theatre – 24 Coburg St, Saint John
Time: 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. AT
There will be snacks and Doris Rajan from The Institute for Research and Development on Inclusion and Society (IRIS), the organization managing this national initiative, will tell you more aboutThe Accessibility Exchange and how you can sign up!
Disability and other organizations can be consultants also to offer their expertise. So please also come out wearing your organizational hat!
Learn more about The Accessibility Exchange below!
More About The Accessibility Exchange
The Accessibility Exchange is an online platform that brings people together to build strong and effective accessibility plans. Diverse people with disabilities and Deaf people can assist federally regulated organizations in complying with the Accessible Canada Act.
The Accessibility Exchange hosts:
- People ready and willing to work on plans and projects to help identify and remove barriers to access and inclusion:
- people with disabilities
- Deaf people
- people from community organizations
- Regulated organizations that want to complete plans and projects to improve accessibility as required by the Accessible Canada Act
- Resources, tools, and training to help regulated organizations, people with disabilities and Deaf people work together on accessibility plans.
The Institute for Research and Development on Inclusion and Society (IRIS) provides policy research and social development leadership that encourages new ways of thinking, inspiration, and education to advance the citizenship, inclusion, human rights, and well-being of people with disabilities and other systemically marginalized populations.
Visit our website: www.irisinstitute.ca