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Count Us In: Removing Barriers to Political Participation
Quick Reference Guide to Accessible Campaign Information and Communication

 

Table of Contents

 

People With Disabilities Are Voters

How to use this Guide

Communication Strategies: Person to Person

  • Tips for Communicating with a Person who is Deaf, Deafened, or Hard of Hearing
  • Tips for Communicating with a Person who is Deaf-blind
  • Tips for Communicating with a Person who is Blind or Visually Impaired
  • Tips for Communicating with a Person who has a Cognitive Disability
  • Tips for Communicating with a Person who has a Speech Disability
  • Tips for Communicating with a Person who has a Mental Illness

Accessible Communication Strategies

  • Campaign Literature
  • Campaign Advertising
  • Web Accessibility
  • E-mail Accessibility

Accessible Information Strategies

  • Alternate Formats
    • Braille
    • Large Print
    • Captioning
    • Electronic Text
    • Audio Format
    • Descriptive Video Service
    • Sign Language Video Format
  • Assistive Technologies and Services
    • Sign Language Interpreting
    • Real-time Captioning
    • Assistive Listening Technology and Systems
    • Telecommunications

Budgeting for Accessible Information and Communication

  • Braille and Large Print
  • Sign Language Interpreting
  • Real-time Captioning

Understanding Disability

  • Physical Disabilities
  • Vision Loss
  • Deafness and Hearing Loss
  • Deaf-Blindness
  • Speech Disabilities
  • Cognitive Disabilities
  • Mental Illness

More Information

  • Resources
  • Who Can Help?

Published by Accessibility Directorate of Ontario
Ministry of Community and Social Services
Province of Ontario, Toronto, Canada

© Queen’s Printer for Ontario, July 2007

ISBN 978-1-4249-4777-5

The development of this guide has been made possible through an EnAbling Change Partnership Program provided by the Government of Ontario.

We wish to thank Canadian Paraplegic Association Ontario; CNIB; The Canadian Hearing Society; and Ontario March of Dimes for the development of this guide.