The publication of this glossary is part of the Government of Canada’s commitment to build a barrier-free country that is accessible to all Canadians, especially to persons with disabilities.

The glossary contains 342 concepts, numerous definitions as well as notes and usage examples. You will find terms in English and French, such as “impairment,” “disability” and the two different meanings of “person with disabilities.” We invite you to consult it today!

Find the Accessibility Glossary here.