Schools across the Upper Grand District School Board spent May 31-June 4 recognizing National Accessibility Week.
May 31 to June 4 is National Accessibility week, a week designated to continuing the important conversations about inclusivity and accessibility.
Earlier this month as part of National Accessibility Week, we invited classrooms to share their thoughts and solutions to the accessibility barriers that some people are facing during the COVID-19 pandemic.
In honour of National Accessibility Week, we are inviting all UGDSB students to look at accessibility from a different lens and to participate in an accessibility challenge.
This month, we are challenging students and staff to create a closed captioned video.
Students at Rockwood Centennial Public School had the opportunity to learn about wheelchair basketball when the Upper Grand’s Patrick Anderson Wheelchair Basketball program came to the school this week.
Did you know that many people rely on programming that offers described movie and television content?
Did you know that according to Statistics Canada, in 2017, 13% of Canadian youth aged 15-24 identified with at least one disability?
Now that the snow and ice have started falling in our community, we are asking students and staff to pay attention this December and think about the latest Accessibility Challenge.
The Upper Grand District School Board has been making many changes when it comes to Accessible Education.