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Blue Mountain

Conference 2017

Building Accessible Communities: What Planners Need to Know

October 04, 2017

2:30pm - 3:30pm

Join the Accessibility Directorate of Ontario for an overview on the Design of Public Spaces (DOPS) Standard and how the standard has moved from idea to action across Ontario. The session will highlight how the AODA impacts the work of professional planners.  The presentation will also showcase resources to help you in your planning role.
Learning Objectives:

  • Examples of how the standard is making an impact across Ontario
  • The impact of Ontario’s accessibility laws on websites and online elements of public consultations
  • How to consult with the public and people with disabilities when planning for accessibility