News

Posted Friday, September 05, 2014

KW AccessAbility’s Nominating Committee invites applications from those interested in serving on the KW AccessAbility Board of Directors.
 The Committee is seeking, in particular, someone with an accounting or financial management background, someone with a passion for planning and organizing fund raising events, as well as those with “lived experience”.  Applicants should have at least 5-10 hours a month to dedicate to KW AccessAbility.  This...

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Posted Thursday, July 03, 2014

The employment landscape has changed dramatically, and in a relatively short time. Hours, work-role expectations, employee availability, access to training and development…are all among the aspects of today’s employment picture that were so different a few short years before.  In this strained economy, for those of us with or without a disability, looking for work continues to be a challenge, while others with at one time lucrative, long-term jobs with long-living...
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Posted Friday, June 13, 2014

KW AccessAbility has been through a period of growth and improvement over the last few years.  We’ve been in our new home for almost two years, and our agency’s community presence continues to strengthen. The Board of Directors has been working on:  new initiatives and policies to foster our mission, and improving our programmes and services delivery for persons with disabilities.  We tackle the issues that affect our members responsibly - with awareness...
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Posted Friday, May 16, 2014

Thanks to a special Ontario government funding, two new hydraulic computer workstations, along with the most recent version of the JAWS assistive technology program, have been added to the PHIRST LINK Computer lab.  The rosewood desk surfaces have ample work space, and they can be electronically raised and lowered, providing universal access for persons who use office chairs, manual wheelchairs, and power chairs.  The JAWS program provides up to date screen reading capability...
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