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Accessibility Café Series continues March 6

Accessibility Café Series continues March 6

Accessibility Cafés are a chance for the Queen’s community to get together  to discuss building an inclusive and accessible Queen’s community that follows the requirements of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. Each Café has an unique topic and all participants are encouraged  to share their perspectives and generate ideas. How can we improve upon what Queen’s is doing already towards imagining and then building an even stronger inclusive and accessible Queen’s community?

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Program offers student help for summer website projects including accessibility

Program offers student help for summer website projects including accessibility

A popular program offered by ITServices to help academic and support units improve their website or create a new one is returning this year. The Summer Student Web Resource Program (SSWRP), launched in 2009, hires Queen’s students to undertake website projects over the course of the summer. In past years, students provided valuable input on improving website accessibility and this year’s students will be trained to use the new Web-Accessibility Compliance Auditing tool.

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Accessibility Café Series continues February 5th, 2014

Accessibility Café Series, February 5th

Accessibility Cafés are a chance for the Queen’s community to get together to discuss building an inclusive and accessible Queen’s community that follows the requirements of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. Each Café has a unique topic and all participants are encouraged to share their perspectives and generate ideas. How can we improve upon what Queen’s is doing already towards imagining and then building an even stronger inclusive and accessible Queen’s community?

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Accessibility Café Series continues January 8th

Accessibility Café Series, January 8th

panel of people at Accessibility Cafe, Spring 2013Accessibility Cafés are a chance for the Queen’s community to get together  to discuss building an inclusive and accessible Queen’s community that follows the requirements of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. Each Café has an unique topic and all participants are encouraged  to share their perspectives and generate ideas. How can we improve upon what Queen’s is doing already towards imagining and then building an even stronger inclusive and accessible Queen’s community?

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ITServices and the Accessibility Hub work on new Queen’s website accessibility initiative

New Initiative to Support Accessibility of Queen’s Website

ITServices is working with the Accessibility Hub on an initiative to provide accessibility auditing for all Queen's University websites. The goal is to help website owners gauge their level of readiness for meeting the legislative requirements outlined in the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA).

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ABLE ARTISTS 2013!

ABLE ARTISTS 2013!

ABLE ARTISTS is H’art Centre’s annual forum that brings professional artists with disabilities and those who support access to the arts from across Canada to Kingston to tell their stories, share their work and open minds. H’art Centre is a non-profit helping people with disabilities and those facing barriers to access the arts.

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Accessibility Queen's Grant 2014

Accessibility Queen's Grant 2014

Accessibility Queen’s, a committee under the Social Issues Commission, provides grants for initiatives designed to improve physical, academic and social accessibility for Queen’s students across campus. These grants will be awarded to clubs/organizations that best meet the eligibility requirements as listed in the grant application.

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