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Sprout Ideas Camp

July 29th, 2014

The Inclusive Design Institute recently hosted Sprout Ideas Camp, a partnership between TakingITGlobal, the Toronto District School Board, and OCAD University’s Inclusive Design Institute, with support from Apple, Promethean, and Pearson Foundation. Two groups of students spent one week each building their leadership and digital skills, creating educational games and 3D printed prototypes on social

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Congrats to MDes in Inclusive Design graduates!

June 13th, 2014

Congratulations to the Master of Design (MDes) in Inclusive Design graduates who convocated this week: 2013 Graduates 2014 Graduates Fatima Alghamdi Deanna Burrows Nell Chitty Giuseppina D’Intino Sandra L. H. Earl Michael Paul Furdyk Jacob Mouka Dorin Mihai Petrescu Mark Sherman Spirit Synott Lucian Timofte Karman Chan Qi Chen Sarah Crosskey Jan Derbyshire Angela Dosis

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Public Forum: AODA and its standards

May 5th, 2014

The Inclusive Design Institute (IDI) at OCAD University will host a forum to gather comment on the progress towards achieving the goals for accessibility set out in the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) and its standards. The event will begin with a opening remarks by Dean Mayo Moran of the Faculty of Law,

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IN Series Presents: Entirety – Inclusion in Education for all Children

April 24th, 2014

A roundtable of invited participants who will discuss educational access and inclusion for children. Entirety will facilitate discourse among a range of invited people with experience and expertise involving education and children including; teachers, writers, parents, advocates, policymakers, researchers and professionals. This discussion roundtable brings together people with a common passion of accessibility and inclusion

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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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