Welcome to COU's Accessibility Resources Website

Here you will find the latest information about accessibility at universities across the province of Ontario.

Understanding Accessibility

Learn about the barriers to accessibility, the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), and more.

Reference Library

Information on accessible event and conference planning, accessible digital documents and websites, the universal signs of accessibility, and interacting with persons with disabilities.

Tools & Resources

Resources to help educators and administrators at Ontario universities create accessible learning environments and meet the requirements of the AODA.

IDeA Competition

Information on the Innovative Designs for Accessibility (IDeA) Competition.
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News, Events, & Resources

Accessible Content e-Portal (ACE)

A growing repository of accessible format texts available to users with print disabilities at participating Ontario Council of University libraries (OCUL) institutions.

CICMH Campus Connection Community Toolkit

Developed to help postsecondary service providers support students with complex mental health and/or addiction concerns.

Alternative Education Resources Ontario (AERO)

A project created to provide alternate format text to students with perceptual disabilities who attend publicly assisted educational institutions in Ontario.