Accessible Services for People with Disabilities
Legal Aid Ontario (LAO) is committed to providing accessible services in a way that respects the dignity and independence of people with disabilities.
We pursue a proactive approach to accessibility by developing and implementing policies and procedures in accordance with Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), 2005.
Materials are available in alternative formats upon request to firstname.lastname@example.org. If you require accessibility-related supports when obtaining in-person services, please speak to our staff who will do all they can to accommodate your needs.
Initiatives and documentation
This Accessibility Policy sets out the policies and procedures that LAO has put in place to promote the core principles of dignity, independence, inclusion, integration, responsiveness and equality of opportunity for persons with disabilities.
- Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) and LAO: LAO’s accessibility policy
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- Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) and LAO: Human resources policy
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Legal Aid Ontario Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act Multi-Year Plan
The Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) Multi-Year Plan outlines the work Legal Aid Ontario (LAO) has underway to improve opportunities and create inclusive environments for persons with disabilities. The current plan is for 2021-2026 and aligns with LAO’s strategic plan.
The accessibility roadmap outlines all ongoing projects at LAO to improve accessibility services for Ontarians. Information will be updated regularly as projects advance.
Occasionally, some LAO services may be temporarily unavailable due to electrical outages or network issues. In these instances, LAO will post information about how to access services in alternative ways on our homepage and the Legal Aid Ontario Twitter account.
Legal Aid Ontario will inform the public of the choices available to them to give feedback. Feedback methods may include: in person by telephone or TTY in writing by email, or by any other communication technology as required If a member of the public with disabilities would prefer to give their feedback, and receive a…
The following projects are currently underway at Legal Aid Ontario (LAO) to ensure that accessible services are available in all parts of the organization. These projects are being monitored by the accessibility advisory committee to ensure compliance with Ontario’s Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and that accessibility projects meet LAO’s own goals and directives. If…