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Open Design Reviews at IDRC

December 4th, 2013

Please join us! Interested in having a say about inclusive design? Want your ideas about digital accessibility heard? Your feedback is important to us! Join us once a month in a relaxed and informal design review at the: Inclusive Design Research Centre, OCAD University, 205 Richmond St., 2nd floor. To join remotely, please contact

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SSHRC Features IDI Research

November 19th, 2013

The Government of Canada’s Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) website is featuring the Inclusive Design Institute on its Research Stories section. The article highlights the work of Jutta Treviranus (director of the IDI) through the SSHRC-funded project “Leveraging Inclusion and Diversity as Canada’s Digital Advantage.” The feature highlights the extensive impact that Treviranus’

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IN Series Presents: Traverse—Stories from the Built Environment

November 11th, 2013

Traverse—Stories from the Built Environment is a night of storytelling by a multidisciplinary panel, presenting outstanding examples of access from the urban environment. This IN Series event will create awareness, educate, communicate, and foster engagement about topics and issues involving inclusion and accessibility. Panelists will discuss a range of positive experiences in areas such as: architectural

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Jutta Treviranus Receives Prestigious IEC Award

October 31st, 2013

Jutta Treviranus, Director of the Inclusive Design Research Centre and head of the Inclusive Design Institute, has been awarded the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) 1906 Award. Professor Treviranus was nominated by ISO/IEC JTC 1 in recognition of her excellent work on the ISO/IEC individualized adaptability and accessibility in e-learning, education and training standards. For more

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IDRC Offering Website Accessibility Clinic

October 1st, 2013

Beginning on Oct. 22, 2013, the Inclusive Design Research Centre (IDRC) at OCAD University will be offering a free weekly clinic to help website owners and developers check on the accessibility of their website. The clinics will provide website owners with an opportunity to sit down with an expert accessibility designer and have their Web site’s

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