Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act AODA

  • Lambton College is committed to meeting its obligations under the requirements of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) and providing a safe and barrier free environment for all staff, students and members of the public.

    We recognize the value in creating an inclusive environment for everyone. A place where colleagues, clients, staff and students are treated with dignity, respect and equality and valued for their contributions to our team.

    What is the AODA?

    The Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) was established to make goods, services, and facilities accessible to all people with disabilities in all public, private and not-for-profit sectors by January 1, 2025.

    The Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA, 2005), became law on June 13, 2005, provided the province with a mandate to develop, implement and enforce sets of accessibility standards. Lambton College, as a large public sector organization must comply with the following AODA Standards:

    • Accessibility Standards for Customer Service
    • Integrated Accessibility Standards Regulation, which include additional general requirements:
    • Accessibility Standards for Information and Communications
    • Accessibility Standards for Employment
    • Accessibility Standards for Transportation
    • Accessibility Standards for the Built Environment
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