Access 2 Accessibility (A2A) provides many services to our clients, businesses and organizations, looking to increase their accessibility inclusion.
We help our clients with disability/accessibility inclusion. We apply a business lens in all that we do and what we offer our clients. In business we all know that we have to look at budgets and ROI. The Return on Investment (ROI) may be:
Below are some of our services. If you do not see a service listed here, but you have a need or requirement, please reach out and we will see if we can provide your request.
Email us at Info@Access2Accessibility.com
The funding from these services are used to provide free, or low cost, programs and services to people with disabilities.
It is free to be a client of Access 2 Accessibility (A2A). We provide free consultations to decide if we can help your organization. We discuss the costs based on what YOU require. If you have funding or applying for a Grant, with accessibility built-in; then as a client of A2A, we can be your Accessibility Provider in the application.
Contact us with your request to Info@Access2Accessibility.com
Access 2 Accessibility team has delivered many workshops. Some are for companies wishing to increase their accessibility inclusion for their employees and management teams.
With a Board and members of the team having career and professional backgrounds, A2A's workshops are about empowerment, knowledge, and awareness with some levity in the mix.
Speaking Engagements are one of the major requests to A2A. From being Keynote Speakers, Emcees, and part of a Panel, Access 2 Accessibility members bring a professional yet relatable experience to audiences.
A2A members welcome requests from businesses and organizations to help them provide an eye to accessibility inclusion.
We also provide our clients with an awareness of any Funding/Grant opportunities that A2A becomes aware of, that will help their clients improve their accessibility inclusion.
A2A provides human closed caption to your videos and provides transcriptions.
For many people with disabilities, they may require alternative formats or accessibility features for them to participate, learn, and gain information by having videos with captions; or transcriptions so that people with vision issues or people with learning disabilities can hear" your presentation.
Access 2 Accessibility oversees these services and end products. We employ people with disabilities and older adults, as contractors, to provide captioning and transcription. We oversee the work, while supporting individual, local people, grow their business. As entrepreneurs, these contractors, can grow their business and independence.
A program of resources for people with disabilities who are career professionals or have a goal to be an entrepreneur or career professional.
In April 2018 we launched our first program, Entrepreneurs & Professionals with disAbilities in Mississauga. This grew to three times a month in three different locations in the Greater Toronto Area.
To learn more about this program click on the link below for E&PwD.
Thanks to the generosity of the Port Credit Community Foundation, Access 2 Accessibility delivered Phase 1 of our AIM Pilot Project from January 01 - June 30, 2023.
With contributions from the public, we will be continuing our awareness campaign in September. We are looking for Grants and/or Sponsorships to deliver Phase 2.
Stay tuned for more details coming soon. Click on the link below (AIM) to stay up to date on this project.
This program will bring together people with disabilities who are planning, or already have, a career in the arts. Artists from all mediums of art will share resources, learn about setting up their business and how to make it grow.
The first step in this program is our Facebook book to bring artists together
We look forward to bringing this program to the public in the near future.
The program will be lead by professional people with disabilities who have a background in public speaking.
We will look at accessibility tools and resources to help members develop, or grow more confidence, in their public speaking whether communicating with one person, many people, or on stage in front of an audience.
Members will have the opportunity to learn enhanced public speaking. We will learn how to do interviews, pitch competitions, and professional presentations. Along with hands-on experience and practice of public speaking, members will learn about accessibility in their presentations.
Keep following Access 2 Accessibility to hear the announcement of this program.
Building Your Employ-Ability was born out of a college project by Mary Daniels, A2A's Vice-Chair.
We deliver this presentation to a variety of events such as public events, conferences, networking events, and at employee accessibility awareness training for businesses.
We ask for a small donation to help Access 2 Accessibility to continue to deliver this and other programs.
For more information and to have Access 2 Accessibility speak at your event please contact us by email at Info@Access2Accessibility.com
This program will bring together leaders from organizations, community groups, and advocates. They will share their resources and learn more about bringing accessibility inclusion to their communities.
We are looking forward to developing this program in the near future.
So many of us live with mental health issues, many that are invisible.
Members of the A2A team some of whom deal with mental health issues look forward to developing this group of support offering resources, a safe space to discuss topics of issues to them, and a community to seek answers from others with mental health lived experiences.
Stay connected with us to learn more about this program that we hope to deliver in the near future.