Accessibility Institute has partnered with McGill University’s Faculty of Education and its International Institute of Education (MIIE), Academics without Borders, the University of Dar es Salaam, and Patandi Teachers’ College, to support numerous development opportunities for teachers working with children with disabilities. Some of these opportunities include supporting the teaching and learning at the St. Francis School for Able and Disabled Children in Moshi, Tanzania, and adapting curriculum to meet the needs of students with disabilities.
Following the successful completion of the David C. Onley Initiative 1.0 (2018 – 2020) , the DCOI 2.0 project is continuing the efforts toward improving employment outcomes of post-secondary students with disabilities in Ontario. The DCOI 2.0 aims to share and build the foundational knowledge of Ontario post-secondary institutions towards increasing accessibility by introducing an online platform to guide the implementation of best practices and learnings of DCOI Collective Impact Strategy.
Sinneave and the Accessibility Institute at Carleton University will collaborate to build a National Autism Housing Network, synthesize best practices in accessible housing, and stimulate a paradigm shift in housing for autistic adults.
This research project funded by Accessibility Standards Canada will develop a simple tool to apply a neurodivergent lens to standards development. Guided by the active and creative participation of the neurodivergent community, our work will contribute to the reduction and elimination of barriers for neurodiverse thinkers.
The goal of this study funded by Accessibility Standards Canada is to determine which practices and technologies can provide the most practicable solutions to acoustic accessibility barriers in different spaces and to communicate that knowledge in a clear and usable way.