Accessibility Award

The Accessibility Award recognizes innovative projects and/or individual efforts that enhance accessibility, independence and inclusion for people with disabilities above and beyond established requirements.  This award seeks to recognize buildings, interior or outdoor spaces, technology or services.

Sponsored by

City of Ottawa

 

 

 

 

Eligible Nominees

To be consider for this award eligible nominees include:

-An individual, team, company or organization living and/or working in Ottawa OR involved in an initiative that directly benefits the citizens of Ottawa

-Those who have completed the project or delivered a service within the past three years

-Those who have designed and implemented a project for a building, interior or outdoor space, technology  product OR provided services in ways that  eliminate barriers and enhance access for people with disabilities.

Selection Factors

The Celebration of People Selection Committee will consider the following as it evaluates nominees for this award:

-Degree to which the nominated project or individual achievement exceeds building code requirements, AODA standards, OR web content and technology guidelines

-Creativity and innovation

-Impact of the project (for example, numbers of people who benefit; establishment of  new standards for meeting common needs and addressing common barriers)

-Adherence to principles of accessibility and/or Universal Design

Accessibility Award Nomination Form RTF
(includes Nomination Guide)

NOMINATION GUIDE PDF

Accessibility Award - Nomination Form

  • Nominee Information
  • Nominator Information
  • 1st Reference Information (a person supporting the nomination - required)
  • 2nd Reference Information (a person supporting the nomination - optional)
  • Letters of reference strengthen nominations. You are encouraged to provide additional supporting documents or information including testimonial letters, publications, articles and/or photos (word, PDF & JPEG file formats accepted).
  • The questions below have been developed to guide you in the presentation of information on your nominee.
  • Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act? Customer Service Standard for People with Disabilities? Accessible design for the built environment? Web Content Accessibility Guidelines?

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Fax: 613-761-9525
email: events@citizenadvoacy.org