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Accessibility resources

Toolkits, guides and webinars to help businesses, organizations, municipalities and public sector bodies comply with the Accessibility Act and make sure everyone can participate.

General resources

An Accessible Province by 2030 webinar
A webinar explaining what the Accessibility Act and its goal of an Accessible Province by the year 2030 means for Nova Scotia. Video includes presenter, slides, American Sign Language (ASL) and captions.

Guide to Planning Accessible Meetings and Events (PDF 150 KB)
Guidelines for making sure events of any size are accessible, to make sure all attendees can fully participate.

Guide to Planning Accessible Online Meetings and Events (PDF 267 KB)
Guidelines for making online meetings and events fully accessible so all attendees can participate.

Interim Accessibility Guidelines for Indoor and Outdoor Spaces
This guide explains how to identify accessibility barriers in the built environment. The document is under review and is unavailable until further notice.

Prescribed public sector bodies

Accessibility Act Essentials webinar for Prescribed Public Sector Bodies (with presenter)
A webinar explaining what Prescribed Public Sector Bodies need to do to comply with the Accessibility Act. Video includes presenter, slides, American Sign Language (ASL) and captions.

Accessibility Act Essentials webinar for Prescribed Public Sector Bodies (without presenter)
A webinar explaining what Prescribed Public Sector Bodies need to do to comply with the Accessibility Act. Video includes slides, American Sign Language (ASL) and captions.

The Accessibility Planning Toolkit for Prescribed Public Sector Bodies
A step-by-step resource to help prescribed public sector bodies establish an accessibility committee and build an accessibility plan.

The Accessibility Planning Toolkit for Municipalities
A step-by-step resource to help municipalities establish an accessibility committee and build an accessibility plan.