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Issues in Accessibility – Current Accessibility Strategies in Audiology Practice: A Review of the 2019 CAA Accessibility Survey Results
Accessibility is about creating communities, workplaces, and services that enable everyone to participate fully in society without barriers – this includes audiology clinics. With the adoption of Provincial accessibility legislation (Manitoba, Nova Scotia, Ontario) and the federal Accessible Canada Act, there is now greater support to create accessible environments in Canada. This takes the onus…
Gael Hannan tells us why telecoils in her hearing aids have made her life better.
Seven Steps for Creating an Accessibility Project to Reduce Barriers for People who are Hard of Hearing in the Community
With the passing of Bill C-81: The Accessible Canada Act., this article hopes to outline seven steps to help create an accessibility project in your community.
Greg Noel looks at the importance of demystifying the issues around assistive listening technology directly with the client.
In this edition of “Issues in Accessibility,” audiologist Janine Verge along with Dalhousie University audiology students, Vincent Chow, Saidah Adisa, and Sylvia Ciechanowski discuss universal design and the benefits of captions in post-secondary institutions.
Pam Millet gives us a look at Improving Accessibility with Captioning: An Overview of the Current State of Technology.
Anne Griffin brings us up to speed on recent accessibility efforts in Grand Falls-Windsor, Central Newfoundland.
Guest co-editor Janine Verge, explores how accessibility outcomes are critically affected by the way society positions and views disability. Find out why the field of audiology should move beyond the medical model and step out of the booth to better meet the needs of those they serve.
CHHA Executive Director Christopher Sutton tells us about the importance of accessibility and give us insight into Bill C-81: An Accessible Canada Act.
Accessibility is about creating communities, workplaces, educational institutions, and services that enable everyone to participate fully in society without barriers.