Accessibility Plan Update 2013

Policies & Procedures

  • Create Policy with Statement of Organizational Commitment in written form and make available to the public

    Update: Completed and posted on-line

  • Available in Alternative Formats - upon request

    Update: Available upon request

Legislated Date: 2013


Accessibility Plan - Multi-Year

  • Accessibility Plan in consultation with persons with disabilities and AAC (Accessibility Advisory Committee) if established

    Update: On-going

  • Accessibility Plans with annual updates - Post to website

    Update: Status and updates posted on-line

  • Provide in alternative format upon request (Available upon request)

    Update: Available upon request

  • Review every 5 years

    Update: To be reviewed in 2017

Legislated Date: 2013


Procuring or Acquiring Goods or Services

Include accessibility design, criteria and features in procurement processes.

Update: Procurement Policy updated to reflect accessibility obligations. RFP documents updated to include language around accessibility as required.

Legislated Date: 2013


Training

Provide training on the requirements of the accessibility standards and on the Human Rights Code as it pertains to persons with disabilities to all employees & volunteers, policy developers, those providing goods or services on behalf of organization.

Update: In progress - on-line module launched December 2013.

Legislated Date: 2014


Emergency Procedure/Plans

Make available to public.

Update: Emergency procedure included as part of Visitors' Policy and posted on-line.

Legislated Date: 2012


Feedback Process

  • Develop feedback processes for persons raising concerns regarding accessibility (Feedback process developed and posted on-line.)

    Update: Feedback process developed and posted on-line

  • Provide in accessible format upon request

    Update: To be provided upon request

Legislated Date: 2014


Accessible formats and communication supports upon request

Update: In progress - developing procedures.

Legislated Date: 2015


Accessible Websites

  • All new websites and new web content going through a significant change; WCAG 2.0 Level A (other than closed captions, live, pre-recorded audio) (Legislated Date: 2014)

    Update: Created Web Accessibility Standards document to comply with WCAG 2.0 Level A - Summer 2013. Completed Web Developer Accessibility training - Summer 2013. Performed audit/gap analysis for accessibility of TVO websites - Summer 2013

  • All websites and web content WCAG 2.0 Level AA (Legislated Date: 2021)

    Update: TBD

  • Provide educational resources or materials in accessible format (if notification of need is given) (Legislated Date: 2021)

    Update: ILC provides various accommodations through the Individualized Education Plan (IEP) and special accommodations for GED Testing

  • Provide student records and information on program requirements in accessible format (if notification of need is given) (Legislated Date: 2013)

    Update: Provided upon request.

  • Train educators on accessibility awareness related to accessible program or course delivery and instruction (Legislated Date: 2013)

    Update: All ILC educators have been trained on AODA ILC policies and on Understanding Web Accessibility through on-line training provided by the Inclusive Design Research Centre (IDRC) at OCAD University


Employment Standards

  • Workplace Emergency Response Process (Legislated Date: 2012)

    Update: Emergency Response and Evacuation Program developed and posted on intranet

  • Recruitment - notify employees and public regarding availability of accommodation

    Update: In progress - for implementation Jan 2014

  • Notify applicant - availability of accommodation upon request for assessments or selection process

    Update: In progress - for implementation Jan 2014

  • Inform employees of policies regarding job accommodations

    Update: In progress - for implementation Jan 2014

  • Accessible formats and communication supports available to perform job

    Update: Available upon request

  • Written process for development of Documented Individual Accessibility Plans

    Update: Current and on-going process to be documented for Jan 2014

  • Have a Return to Work Process

    Update: Current and on-going process to be documented for Jan 2014

  • Performance Management takes into account accessibility needs

    Update: On-going

  • Career Development and Advancement Process takes into account accessibility needs

    Update: On-going

  • Redeployment process takes into account accessibility needs

    Update: On-going

Legislated Date: 2014 - except for Workplace Emergency Response Process