Report from the K-12 (Accessibility) Standards Committee Working Group – Planning for Emergencies & SafetyThis interim report, released in August 2020, focuses on the impacts on students with disabilities of returning to school during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read the full report Read the letter from the Working Group to Ministers Lecce and Cho
- May 3, 2019 – OPSBA Letter to Minister Thompson re: school board policies on service animals
- July 14, 2017 – OPSBA Submission Re: Education Accessibility Standard Engagement
- June 29, 2017 – Joint School Board Submission to the Ontario Human Rights Commission regarding an update of the Guidelines on Accessible Education
Ontario Human Rights Commission Training VideosThese video training sessions are a two part series, focusing on the the vital importance of education to a person’s social, academic and economic development – and the need for accessibility and accommodation in the process. The presentation gives up-to-date information about human rights and responsibilities for students, parents and educators, and practical guidance to education providers to meet their legal duty to accommodate.
- Session 1 (48 minutes)
- Session 2 (37 minutes)
By Any Measure/Pour La Pleine Mesure VideosOPSBA, along with The Ontario Student Trustees’ Association and the Accessibility Directorate of Ontario are pleased to present a video titled “By Any Measure.” The video showcases successful student and staff-led initiatives that are making accessibility integral to school culture in Ontario. The video will be used across the province to promote accessibility awareness and inspire students to take part in Ontario’s commitment to being fully accessible by 2025. The videos may be downloaded, embedded and shared by clicking on the links below each version.