External Accessibility Resources
This page provides a listing of links to external resources that will offer you more information about accessibility.
(Please note: The Town makes no warranties or representations as to whether information on third-party websites is accurate, complete or up-to-date. Inclusion on this list does not imply endorsement of any particular product or service. If a link is outdated or broken, please click to email us.)
Access 2 Entertainment
Free or discounted admission for support persons at participating entertainment venues.
Accessible Parking Permit
Available through the Ontario Ministry of Transportation, permit issued to individuals and entitles the vehicle in which it is displayed to be parked in a designated accessible parking space.
The Ministry of Community and Social Services provides information, resources and motivation to make Ontario more accessible to everyone.
Access to Travel
Government of Canada site provides information on accessible transportation and travel across Canada.
AMI Accessibility Media Inc.
Canada's non-profit multimedia broadcast services.
ARCH Disability Law Centre
Specialty legal aid clinic dedicated to defending and advancing the equality rights of persons with disabilities.
Canadian Hard of Hearing Association (CHHA)
A consumer-based organization formed by and for hard of hearing Canadians.
The Canadian Hearing Society (CHS)
Provides services that enhance the independence of deaf, deafened and hard of hearing people, and that encourage prevention of hearing loss.
Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA)
Promotes good mental health and advocates for social change.
Canadian National Institute for the Blind (CNIB)
CNIB provides the services and support necessary to enjoy a good quality of life while living with vision loss.
Community Living Ontario
Advocates for, promotes and facilitates the full participation, inclusion and citizenship of people who have intellectual disabilities.
Easter Seals Ontario
Helps children, youth and young adults with physical disabilities achieve their full individual potential and future independence.
Emergency Preparedness Guide for People with Disabilities
Government of Ontario's emergency preparedness considerations for Ontarians with disabilities.
Independent Living Services of Simcoe County and Area
Independent Living Services of Simcoe
County & Area exists to provide support and services to people with physical disabilities or limitations in Simcoe County, to assist them to lead dignified, productive and independent lives.
Illustrated Technical Guide to the Accessibility Standards for the Design of Public Spaces
This guide is organized to assist architects, landscape architects, planners and other designers to quickly access relevant technical requirements for the design of most types of public spaces. It also provides background information, better practice tips and case studies to help improve understanding and make compliance with the Standard easy to understand.
The Home and Vehicle Modification Program
Ontario March of Dimes offers funding for basic home and/or vehicle modifications.
Ontario March of Dimes (OMOD)
Provides a variety of services to enhance the independence and community participation of people with physical disabilities.
Persons with Disabilities Online
Government of Canada site providing information for persons with disabilities, family members and caregivers.
Spinal Cord Injury Ontario
Assists persons with spinal cord injuries and other physical disabilities to achieve independence, self-reliance and full community participation.
Text with 9-1-1 enables hearing and speech-impaired Canadians to access emergency services more directly and efficiently. Through this service, call center operators are able to communicate with registered users via text messages.