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Snapshot: Doors Open 2015

Fire House #217: who doesn’t love a chance to ‘drive’ a fire truck, try on a mask, and slide down the pole?

TRC Yard Greenwood: thanks to the staff that made it possible for us to enjoy the train experience. 168 more words

Our Son

Where's hot and where's not.................

Having hit upon an idea last week about trying to identify places to go that not only cater for, but that cater extremely well for and are understanding of people with disabilities I will be blogging about days out, shops and restaurants visited and be giving each a score out of 10 (where applicable) on the following. 101 more words


Delivery through your Virtual Learning Environment

“A VLE is an individual organisations biggest investment in assistive technology 443 more words

A New Film from Mayyim Hayyim, Open Waters: Mikveh for Everybody

by Carrie Bornstein

Accessibility to people with disabilities has been a Mayyim Hayyim priority since the very beginning. Petichut – openness – is one of our guiding principles and it is part of everything we do: nobody is closed out of our education programs, art gallery, or immersion the mikveh itself. 163 more words

Carrie Bornstein

Accessible Fitness Fund expands recreation to all students

The Carleton Disability Awareness Centre is two weeks into its journey to raise $6500 for the Accessible Fitness Fund, aiming to make Carleton University’s athletic facilities more functional for students with disabilities. 488 more words


"Why is there no braille?"

On Saturday, my eldest daughter and I headed through Lansdowne. She’s learning to ride her bike, so we were out an about the neighbourhood. Going through South Court between the Pavillion and the lawn (and, yes each part of the park has its own name), we came across the plaque dedicating the opening of the park last August (pictured left). 71 more words