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Celebrating our participants in the National Accessibility Week challenge

Posted June 22, 2020

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.

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We All Have Ability – May 31 to June 6 is National Accessibility Week

Posted June 1, 2020

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.

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#WeAllHaveAbility – This March, caption a video

Posted March 6, 2020

This month, we are challenging students and staff to create a closed captioned video.

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Wheelchair basketball program visits Rockwood Centennial PS

Posted February 26, 2020

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.

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#WeAllHaveAbility – This February describe a video

Posted February 7, 2020

Did you know that many people rely on programming that offers described movie and television content?

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#WeAllHaveAbility – This January make a difference with someone in your community

Posted January 8, 2020

Did you know that according to Statistics Canada, in 2017, 13% of Canadian youth aged 15-24 identified with at least one disability?

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#WeAllHaveAbility – the December Accessibility Challenge has arrived        

Posted December 12, 2019

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.

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UGDSB continues to make waves in accessibility work

Posted November 28, 2019

The Upper Grand District School Board has been making many changes when it comes to Accessible Education.

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Alma PS embraces wheelchair basketball program

Posted November 13, 2019

In just one week, students in Alma got to see new athletic skills flourish, while learning more about accessibility and inclusion.

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#WeAllHaveAbility – Let’s help promote accessibility at home and school 

Posted November 13, 2019

Starting this month, we will be sharing monthly accessibility information and a monthly challenge on the board website.  

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