Organization Accessibility Leadership - AWARE

Organization Accessibility Leadership - AWARE

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Inclusive Design Research Centre

wecount@inclusivedesign.ca

The Inclusive Design Research Centre is an international community of open source developers, designers, researchers, educators and co-designers who work together to proactively ensure that emerging technology and practices are designed inclusively. Learn more at idrc.ocadu.ca

The holder of this badge has demonstrated awareness and initial commitment to address issues of accessibility related to Area 1: Attitudes, Values and Leadership. Something tangible has started within the organization regarding accessibility. Initiatives are encouraged. Any organization embracing inclusive practices in regards to Persons With Disabilities can earn this badge.

An organization must meet the following criteria in order to qualify for this badge, based on completing a self-assessment questionnaire:

  • Attitude towards PWDs: We want to be more welcoming to people with disabilities.

  • Equal employment opportunity for PWDs: We have limited opportunities for people with disabilities, but we welcome PWDs and need help to better understand how to improve accessibility.

  • Accessibility policy: We do not have any regularly practiced accessibility policies or procedures for our products or services but we are planning to implement them.

  • Accessibility goals: We do not have accessibility goals but respond to remove accessibility barriers when we are made aware of them.

  • Budget for accessibility goals: We consider funding accessibility needs when they are brought to our attention.

  • Feedback processes on accessibility: We accept customer feedback but do not have an internal accessibility review system.

  • Promoting a culture of accessibility: We support the right of people with disabilities to have equal access goods and services.


Complete this application form to be recognized with a digital badge for your proactive role as an accessibility advisor. Your badge application will be reviewed by a member of the BIG IDeA team.


Please list the number of contributions you have submitted to BIG IDeA. Criteria to award a badge: AWARE: 25 BRONZE: 50 SILVER: 75 GOLD: 100

WHOLE NUMBER ONLY - REF: https://bigidea.one/give-us-feedback/
WHOLE NUMBER ONLY - REF: https://bigidea.one/suggest-an-accessibility-challenge/
WHOLE NUMBER ONLY - REF: https://bigidea.one/customer-nomination-of-accessible-business/
WHOLE NUMBER ONLY - REF: https://bigidea.one/customer-nomination-of-accessible-business/
WHOLE NUMBER ONLY
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