Monday, July 13, 2020
reachAbility invites tourism operators to participate in an online workshop to help you understand your responsibilities under the Nova Scotia Accessibility Act and take steps to provide excellent service for customers with disabilities.
Opening Doors for Everyone: Accessibility & Inclusion in Nova Scotia
Date: Monday, July 27
Time: 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Opening Doors for Everyone (ODE) is a disability and inclusion awareness workshop focused on Nova Scotia’s Accessibility Act, the Business ACCESS-Ability Grant, and resources available to organizations across Nova Scotia to improve accessibility. The workshop is delivered at no cost in partnership with the Department of Communities, Culture and Heritage.
The workshop will cover the following topics, ensuring you leave with a comprehensive toolkit:
- Disability awareness and the Importance of inclusion
- Nova Scotia’s Accessibility Act
- Available grants/funding and partners
- The ease of accommodation
- Next Steps!
reachAbility is a Halifax based, grassroots, non-profit organization, specializing in equalizing the playing field for persons facing barriers. Through self-management and employment services, reachAbility provides individuals from diverse backgrounds the opportunities needed to reach their full potential. In addition to the many programs and services offered throughout the community, reachAbility has been a leader, across Canada, for almost 20 years in providing businesses a variety of training opportunities to diversify their workplace and increase disability and diversity education.