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Accessibility in the Built Environment

The “Accessibility in the Built Environment” session was an engaging presentation that helped attendees learn how to identify barriers to meaningful access for people who have vision, hearing, and mobility disabilities.

Uli Egger, Accessibility Specialist at the Rick Hansen Foundation, provided an overview of two accessibility education courses offered through the Rick Hansen Foundation (RHF). Dean Mellway, Special Advisor within the Accessibility Institute at Carleton University, presented a case study on how the RHF accessibility certification standards is being applied to rate the level of accessibility of over 40 sites on Carleton’s campus.

Watch the recording on the CAN YouTube channel.