Initiatives Toward Inclusive Society
This web page is the first in a series of topical resources related to disability rights and inclusive society. The resources are primarily focused on the United Nations Convention on the Rights of People with Disabilities and how countries around the world are implementing the convention. Resources are grouped by region or by topic.
Resource on Disability Awareness Training by Karen McCall.
Globally Defining Inclusive Quality Education Standard
Creating a Global Inclusive Quality Education Standard presentation at the Accessibility Conference, University of Guelph, May 2016.
Globally Defining Inclusive Education presentation at CSUN Conference March 2016.
Note: Not all following publications are accessible. many of the PDF documents, although dealing with inclusion, are not tagged or are properly tagged. Hopefully this will change as we move toward a more inclusive society and as the Incheon Strategy states "Make the right real."
Legislative Review of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. The PDF document is accessible.
Access to Digital Content
UNICEF Forum on the Rights of Children and Youth with Disabilities 2013
As part of the meetings during the week of the UN General Assembly, we gathered at UNICEF Place for the second forum hosted by UNICEF. It was a day of information, discussion and conversation.
Comments on Articles 9 and 12 of the CRPD (under revision)
Convention on the Rights of People with Disabilities (CRPD)
This section also includes any reports or documents that are global in scope and objectives.
The following resources identify the layers of human rights laws in Canada.
Canada ratified the CRPD in 2010
AODA Built Environment Standards
Asia and Pacific Region
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