UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) – the implementation and provision of Accessibility, AT and universal design as integral parts and means to guarantee equal human rights to people with disabilities. The UN CRPD is a binding human rights treaty and serves as a framework for legal advocacy. With its Optional Protocol it provides a powerful tool for monitoring and claiming for equal rights.
Deadline for the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act – “Do you work for or own a public, private, or non-profit business that employs over 50 individuals in the Canadian province of Ontario? If so, your organization should be aware of the January 1, 2021 deadline for ensuring all web content (excluding live captioning and audio description) is WCAG 2.0 AA compliant under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA).”