Accessibility Statement for
the Learning Disability Association
of Halton Hamilton
The Learning Disabilities Association of Halton Hamilton, (Centre for Diverse Learners) supports the full inclusion of persons with disabiities as set out in the Ontario Human Rights Code (the Code) and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (AODA).
We believe in integration and equal opportunity and are committed to treating all people in a way that allows them to maintain their dignity and independence.
The Centre for Diverse Learners recognizes the following accessibility standards as applicable to organization:
- NCustomer Service
- NInformation and Communications
- NAccessibiity Standards for the Built Environment
- NEducation (currenty under development)
- NAccessibility Commitment
The Centre for Diverse Learners is dedicated to ensuring that every employee and customer receives equitable treatment, without discrimination, and receives accommodation where required. The Centre for Diverse Learners will work to meet the accessibility needs of individuals with disabilities in a timely manner. We’re committed to making every reasonable effort to meet the needs of persons with disabilities, provided the accommodations don’t cause the Centre for Diverse Learners undue hardship.
As policies are developed or revised, they will be added to the accessibility segment of this website.
The Learning Disability Association of Halton-Hamilton (Centre for Diverse Learners) is committed to removing digital barriers and providing accessible information to parents, educators, and students with learning disabilities.
We follow the guidelines of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, (the “AODA”) Information Standards and utilize the required Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (“WCAG 2.0”) to comply with digital specifications.
In addition to the previously mentioned standards, our digital accessibility task force, website users and website accessibility professionals have contributed to our blueprint for digital compliance.
If you do experience an accessibility issue, please know that we are committed to working with you to make a reasonable accommodation in making our services available through a communication method that is accessible to you.
Please be aware that our efforts in digital accessibility are ongoing. If you have specific questions or suggestions regarding the accessibility of our website, please contact us.
We aim to respond to accessibility feedback within 24 hours, and to propose a solution within 48 hours.
This document is available in an alternative, accessible format upon request.
Digital Accessibility Statement Approval
This Accessibility Statement is approved by:
Alison Brindle, Centre for Diverse Learners Executive Director
Maureen Pangan, Centre for Diverse Learners Board of Directors
Amna Azhar, Centre for Diverse Learners Communication & Events Coordinator