Embracing a ‘New, Improved and Accessible’ Normal

TITLE PAGE of Interview with Tony Lalillois - Statistics Canada

How are organizations and small businesses rebuilding post-COVID-19? Are they integrating accessibility legislation? Removing physical barriers for people with disabilities while redesigning the infrastructure for physical distancing guidelines? What about basic assistive technology tools and digital accessibility? Are they initiating employment opportunities for individuals who identify themselves of having a disability? Statistics Canada recognizes the … Continue reading Embracing a ‘New, Improved and Accessible’ Normal

A True Dilemma of “Social” and “Physical” Distancing

A collage of 5 pictures portraying social vs physical distancing including people with disabilities, corporate staff, young people and 2 individuals homebound

While social distancing is the new “buzz” word for COVID-19, let’s see it from the perspective of understanding “distancing” for people with disabilities. The COVID-19 crisis is new. It is requiring us all to act, interact and communicate in different ways than we are used to. Social distancing is the term you hear whenever you … Continue reading A True Dilemma of “Social” and “Physical” Distancing