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Data & Statistics, Research Reports (broad scope)

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Report on Accessible Cities Around the World
In this report we will look at four distinct cities from around the globe and their accessible features. Generally the intent is to establish what distinguishes them in... Continue Reading Report on Accessible Cities Around the World
Tags: cities, global, policy

Best Practices, Case Studies and References

Queens University Accessibility Hub
Guide compiled by Queens University covering accessible event planning, accessibility frameworks, accessible campus and building planning, accessible classrooms, technological accessibility, education and awareness training for educators, mental health supports and the university's accessibility initiatives. Continue Reading Queens University Accessibility Hub
Tags: Education, Online / Web Accessibility

Best Practices, Learning and Training Tools

Accessible Information and Communication: A Guide for Small Business
Checklist for small businesses for accessibility. Topics include physical space, policies, online accessibility, staff training and communications. Continue Reading Accessible Information and Communication: A Guide for Small Business
Tags: Employment / Workplace, Online / Web Accessibility, Policy & Compliance, Public Spaces

Learning and Training Tools, Standards, Compliance, Guidelines

Javed Abidi, Chairperson, Disabled People’s International: Interview Transcript
Dr. Sambhavi Chandrashekar, Adjunct Professor in Research and Graduate Studies at OACD University interviews Javed Abidi, Chairperson at Disabled People’s International. Continue Reading Javed Abidi, Chairperson, Disabled People’s International: Interview Transcript
Tags: Goods and Services, Peer Support / Social, Policy & Compliance

Case Studies and References

Americans With Disabilities: 2010 Household Economic Studies
2010 Household Economic Study of Americans with Disabilities by the U.S. Department of Commerce. Continue Reading Americans With Disabilities: 2010 Household Economic Studies
Tags: Employment / Workplace, Policy & Compliance

Research and Statistics

2014 Disability Statistics Annual Report
2014 Disability Statistic Annual Report, including state and national values and trends over time. Continue Reading 2014 Disability Statistics Annual Report
Tags: Employment / Workplace, Policy & Compliance

Research and Statistics

WHO World Report on Disability
A summary of the “World Report on Disability,” this document makes recommendations for action at the local, national and international levels. Recommended for policy-makers, researchers, practitioners, advocates and volunteers involved in disability. Continue Reading WHO World Report on Disability
Tags: Education, Employment / Workplace, Policy & Compliance

Research and Statistics, Standards, Compliance, Guidelines

2014 Disability Forum Results
Summary of the 2014 National Disability Forum Results, aimed to discover the views of persons with disabilities, advocates, associates or carers, service providers, employers and others with an interest in disability rights on the key challenges currently facing persons with disabilities; and to provide public input into the National Disability Forum so as to inform the themes and discussions of the event. Continue Reading 2014 Disability Forum Results
Tags: Employment / Workplace, Policy & Compliance, Public Spaces, Transportation / Travel

Research and Statistics

World Report on Accessibility
General report on accessibility by the World Bank and World Health Organization. Continue Reading World Report on Accessibility
Tags: Education, Employment / Workplace, Public Spaces, Transportation / Travel

Research and Statistics

Access and Inclusion: A Survey of Innovation through Global Solution Networks – Infographic
Infographic about access, inclusion, diversity, disability's role in society and current solutions and strategies. Includes case studies of Rick Hansen Foundation, Raising the Floor, Disabled People's International and other non-profit organizations. Continue Reading Access and Inclusion: A Survey of Innovation through Global Solution Networks – Infographic
Tags: Employment / Workplace, Goods and Services, Peer Support / Social, Policy & Compliance, Transportation / Travel

Case Studies and References, Infographics

Making the World More Accessible: A Literature Review – Infographic
Infographic about the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the UN Convention on the Rights Of Persons With Disabilities, statistics about disability, economic impacts of people with disabilities and accessibility legislation and requirements. Continue Reading Making the World More Accessible: A Literature Review – Infographic
Tags: Policy & Compliance, Public Spaces, Transportation / Travel

Infographics, Research and Statistics, Standards, Compliance, Guidelines

International Initiative for Disability Leadership Infographic
Infographic about the International Initiative for Disability Leadership's services to provide mentorship and assistance to policy writers, service providers, disability consumers, academics and non-profit organizations. Continue Reading International Initiative for Disability Leadership Infographic
Tags: Employment / Workplace, Peer Support / Social, Policy & Compliance

Best Practices, Infographics, Standards, Compliance, Guidelines

Disability and Accessibility: Canadian Ideals and Attitudes
National Canadian survey about disability perceptions, disability prevalence, attitudes about disabilities and accessibility gaps. Continue Reading Disability and Accessibility: Canadian Ideals and Attitudes
Tags: Employment / Workplace, Goods and Services, Peer Support / Social, Policy & Compliance, Public Spaces

Case Studies and References, Research and Statistics

Here Come the Boomers: Will You be Ready?
PowerPoint presentation about the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and its impact on the competitiveness, compliance and demographics of the tourism industry. Continue Reading Here Come the Boomers: Will You be Ready?
Tags: Policy & Compliance, Transportation / Travel

Research and Statistics, Standards, Compliance, Guidelines

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