Other shortlisted practices 2014

Guide for accessible information and communication

The project, founded by the organization The Global Alliance on Accessible Technologies and Environments (GAATES), encourages small companies within the Ontario and Global Design Community to provide accessible information and communication systems for their customers and clients.

“Our project provides small companies with the information they need to effectively communicate with
their existing clients and attract new clients to their business.”

Bob TOPPING
About the practice at a glance
Name of Innovative Practice:Accessible Information and Communication: A Guide for Small Business
Organisation:GAATES
Country
of origin
Canada
Beneficiaries targeted persons with disabilities
Approach/ model/ solution:Encourages small businesses to provide accessible information and communication systems for customers

FACTS & FIGURES

  • The “Guide for Small Business” was created in 2009/10
  • Over the  last 60 days, there have been 6000 visitors to the GAATES website,  about 40% looked at the accessible information and communication systems
CONTACT

Mr. Bob TOPPING
Global Alliance on Accessible Technologies and Environments (GAATES)
458 Melbourne Ave. Ottawa, ON K2A 1W3 CANADA
+1-613-725-0566

gaates.bob.topping@gmail.com
www.gaates.org/

Nominated by: Mrs. Marnie Peters, GAATES