Accessibility Planning Program 2009


Appendix II

Summary of Departmental Accessibility Accomplishments
July 2008 to June 2009


Mandate: The Accessibility Planning Program will contribute to creating receptive, accessible Regional programs and services, and a workplace that ensures full participation of individuals with disabilities.

The Four Objectives Supported by the Departmental Accessibility Accomplishments are:

  1. To build the capacity of all staff to be aware of, and sensitive to, accessibility issues and barriers, and to support efforts to improve accessibility;

  2. To develop and strengthen organizational processes that will support accessibility;

  3. To review and develop policies to ensure prevention and removal of accessibility barriers;

  4. To build public awareness and advocate for accessibility of programs and services.

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