Making Canada Accessible

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Two people standing outside communicating through sign language with a clear mask on the face
A recent study collected information from approximately 700 Canadians who are Deaf, DeafBlind, and Hard of Hearing and captured the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Issues addressed included the impact of masks on communication, the demand for universal captioning and accessing health updates. This blog provides an overview of the results.
Carla Qualtrough, Martin Deschamps and Jayne Melville Whyte
Join the fun at the next monthly RoundUp with Disability Without Poverty! Share in the incredible artistic community we have and celebrate our gifts and passions. Minister Carla Qualtrough will join to discuss the Canada Disability Benefit (Bill C35).
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If the experiences of people with disabilities during COVID-19 are not recorded, then it will be like they never happened. The COVID-19 Disability Survey is a special initiative to record the experiences, concerns and needs of people with disabilities.

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