AODA Small Business Assistance Program

AODA Small Business Assistance Program from Beyond Rewards Inc.

By: Beyond Rewards Inc.  05-01-2011
Keywords: Business Coaching, training courses, corporate training

AODA Small Business Assistance Program The Guelph Wellington Business Enterprise Centre (GWBEC) and Beyond Rewards Inc., with support from the Government of Ontario under the EnAbling Change Program will help educate small businesses with less than 50 employees on understanding requirements under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). What is the AODA Small Business Assistance Program? •Focuses on small business with less than 50 employees. •Provides education on the AODA Standards to assist organizations with compliance. •Provide support and expertise to organizations. There are 5 Accessibility Standards under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) 1.Customer Service 2.Employment 3.Information and Communications 4.Transportation 5.Design of Public Spaces The standards are rules that businesses in Ontario need to follow to identify, remove and prevent barriers, so that people with disabilities can participate in everyday life. They are being phased in over time. We’re here to help: We will be conducting a survey which will be used by GWBEC to gauge small to medium business awareness of their requirements under the AODA. We can work together towards AODA Compliance 1.Contact us and ask for help from the project team 2.Use the AODA Wizard for a list of what you have to do: ontario.ca/AODAwizard 3.Have a meeting with one of the project team member 4.Attend an education session. With this education session you will be able to understand where your company stands with being accessible. If you are interested in the project, please email [email protected] with the email permission form filled out. Please fax the permission form to 519-821-7680. Go to the AODAExpert.ca website for the following brochures and forms: EnAbling Change Email Permission Form Final AODA Small Business Assistance Program

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