For a third year, the Inclusive Design Institute is pleased to offer a free innovation summer camp for high school students. Starting in July across 6 locations across Ontario, the Sprout Ideas Camp blends social innovation, technology, and design thinking skills to engage students in building problem solving and teamwork skills. Mentors from the industry
- Oak Foundation: Social Justice Repair Kit
- UN International Day of Persons with Disabilities
- IIDEX 2016
- DEEP / Discovery Conference 2016
- Congratulations to the Graduates of Masters of Inclusive Design
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May 29, 2016 – Today people around the world are celebrating Global Accessibility Awareness Day (or GAAD) as a way to raise awareness about the importance of building accessible websites and digital content so that people with disabilities are able to access them with ease. For more information about Global Accessibility Awareness Day, visit their
What is it like to attend the Web For All Conference? Can’t make it to Montreal this year to take part? Elizabeth Neal from the American Foundation for the Blind shares her experiences from this year’s conference. The conference theme this year is “Education for All on the Web”. Elizabeth makes remarks on Jutta Treviranus’
In December 2013, the province of Manitoba passed legislation on the Accessibility for Manitobans Act which defines 5 new accessibility standards for the province. The first standard, customer service, must be met by 2017. But what comes after the law has been passed? On March 15, IDRC director Jutta Treviranus visited the University of Manitoba
How we live and how we die are questions that need further exploration and discussion set within an inclusive framework that engages a broad spectrum of individuals and perspectives, particularly the perspectives of our most vulnerable populations which includes persons who experience disabilities or the effects of aging. Research is showing that many Canadians support