Topic Tuesday

Tuesdays, we will be posting a blog about a different topic impacting people with disabilities. To suggest a topic, please contact us. (Click contact us from the menu.)

Policies and People with Disabilities

There has been a couple of stories this past week that led me to think about the question – how do businesses consider the impact decisions/changes to procedures have on people with disabilities? Do they consider it? Two stories made me think about this. The first one was the decision by Starbucks and other places…

Accessible Canada Act is here

After a lengthy eight month consultation process and a long 2 year wait, federal legislation aimed at improving accessibility for and inclusion of people with disabilities has finally arrived. As Parliament broke for the summer, the Liberal government got in under the wire their promise to introduce the Accessible Canada Act before the end of…

Help! I Need Somebody…or do I?

One of the questions I often get asked is how can someone offer a person with a disability help without having them get angry. It reminds me of a joke that I used to do in my comedy routine that there is good help and then there is overkill. As an example, I once went…

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