Accessible Spaces 101 (PowerED)

This course has been developed for many professionals interested in expanding their practical understanding of accessibility. Upon completion of Accessible Spaces 101, a digital badge is awarded that can be saved and shared.

Quick Facts

  • Many Canadians have experienced a permanent or temporary disability. Making sure all spaces are accessible will help everyone participate in our communities and society without barriers.
  • Accessible Spaces 101 is an online two-week self-paced training course that will require about 8 hours of your time each week. The total cost to take this course is $720.
  • You will learn the following information in this course:
    • The impact social and physical environments have on people with disabilities.
    • Current accessibility legislation, laws, and standards
    • Understanding universal design principles and standards in physical spaces
  • By the end of this course, you will be able to:
    • Confidently support the needs and capabilities of a diverse workforce that includes people with disabilities.
    • Communicate respectively with people with disabilities.
    • Improve accessibility in the workplace and your services.
    • Understand legislation and laws related to disabilities and accessibility.
    • Incorporate accessibility into different projects.

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References

PowerED (2021). Accessible Spaces 101. Web page. Retrieved from: https://powered.athabascau.ca/product?catalog=Accessible-Spaces-101

PowerED (2021). Accessible Spaces 101. PDF. Retrieved from: https://dam.athabascau.ca/GF7L4P38/as/mbnt2v8k6zmcpcfsxh64h43j/2020_PowerED_Accessible_Spaces_101_Web_Final