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There are a few courses available to faculty and staff in the online training library known as We have selected a few accessibility courses we recommend, which can be found below. Visit to learn more.

Acrobat DC: Creating Accessible PDFs with Chad Chelius

Make your content readable to everyone! Learn how to create valid, accessible PDFs that can be read by screen readers and users of other assistive technology, using Word, Excel, PowerPoing, InDesign, and Acrobat DC.

5h 1m  |  Intermediate

Advanced Accessible PDFs with Chad Chelius

Learn to add advanced features like secutiy, form fields, and links, while keeping PDFs accessible and compliant.

2h 30m  |  Advanced

Accessibility for Web Design with Derek Featherstone

Make the digital world more accessible to visitors with disabilities and impairments. Learn web accessibility techniques to make sure your web design are easy for everyone to use.

2h 4m  |  Beginner


UofG  |  Human Resources: Learning and Development

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All University faculty and staff members are encouraged to take the following Learning and Development course through Courselink:

Accessible Service Provision (AODA)

In 2005 the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilites Act (AODA) became law. The central purpose of the Act
is to change the manner in which we address accessibility for persons with disabilities in Ontario.  The government
intends to pass five regulations and this eLearning module (accessed through Courselink) is the first of those
regulations. Please note - you are required to submit a Record of Completion to your department as an indication
that you have successfully completed this module

Learning Objectives:​
•   Raise awareness of the roles that each of us must play in AODA
•   Learn Stratedies to make our culture more accessible to persons with disabilities
•   Recognize barriers for persons with disabilities in existing services and how to apply strategies to access those services
•   Gain information and examples for easy application to situations
•   Meet compliance requirements of AODA

Who should complete: All University faculty and staff members, contractors, volunteers and others who interact
with people who wish to obtain, use or benefit from goods or services provided by the University.

*click on the Learning & Development Program Guide. The Accessible Service Provision Course can be found on page 37.

If you are unable locate this course in Courselink, to register please contact:

David Gibson
Human Rights Advisor
Office of Diversity and Human Rights (DHR), University of Guelph
Phone: 519.824.4120 x 53000