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1. The goal of the Ontario Human Rights Code (the Code) is to:

  1. Provide for equal rights, to create a climate of respect where everyone feels part of the community and can contribute fully.
  2. Ensure that people with disabilities are free from discrimination where they work, live and receive services, and that their needs are accommodated.
  3. Ensure that employers, service providers, and housing providers are disciplined if they do not accommodate people with disabilities.
  4. A and B
  5. All of the above

If correct: That’s right! The goal of the Code is to provide for equal rights so as to create a climate of respect where everyone feels part of the community and can contribute fully. The Code says people with disabilities must be free from discrimination where they work, live, and receive services, and their needs must be accommodated. The Code is not meant to punish. When discrimination happens, the goal is to fix the situation to provide equal opportunity for the person with a disability.

If incorrect: Incorrect, the correct response was: d) A and B. The goal of the Code is to provide for equal rights so as to create a climate of respect where everyone feels part of the community and can contribute fully. The Code says people with disabilities must be free from discrimination where they work, live, and receive services, and their needs must be accommodated. The Code is not meant to punish. When discrimination happens, the goal is to fix the situation to provide equal opportunity for the person with a disability.

2. Find the best match for each law: [users will match letters with corresponding numbers and a line will match the two selections]

  1. The Ontario Human Rights Code (the Code) ------- Stipulates the Duty to accommodate (ie. The legal duty to accommodate the individual needs of people with disabilities)
  2. Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) ----- Sets accessibility standards that organizations must meet.
  3. Integrated Accessibility Standards Regulation (IASR) -----  the part of the AODA that sets Information and Communications, Employment and Transportation standards

If correct – Well done!

If incorrect – That’s incorrect.  Here are the correct responses:

  1. The Ontario Human Rights Code (the Code) ------- Stipulates the Duty to accommodate (ie. The legal duty to accommodate the individual needs of people with disabilities)
  2. Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) ----- Sets accessibility standards that organizations must meet.
  3. Integrated Accessibility Standards Regulation (IASR) -----  the part of the AODA that sets Information and Communications, Employment and Transportation standards

3. The Code and the AODA work together in the following ways:

  1. They both cover federally-regulated organizations like banks and airlines
  2. They both promote equality and accessibility
  3. They both use the same definition of disability
  4. They are both provincial laws
  5. b,c and d
  6. All of the above

If correct: That’s correct!

If incorrect: Incorrect. The correct answer is (e).

4. The AODA standards apply to:

  1. All organizations (public, private, and not-for-profit) with 100 or more employees in Ontario.
  2. All organizations (public, private, and not-for-profit) with one or more employees in Ontario.
  3. Only organizations that employ people with disabilities.
  4. Only organizations that either employ or serve people with disabilities.

If correct: That is correct! The AODA lays the framework for the development of province-wide mandatory standards on accessibility in all areas of daily life.  All organizations with one or more employees in Ontario will have to apply these standards. 

If incorrect: Sorry, that is incorrect.  The correct response is (b). The AODA lays the framework for the development of province-wide mandatory standards on accessibility in all areas of daily life.  All organizations with one or more employees in Ontario will have to apply these standards.  

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    1. The goal of the Ontario Human Rights Code (the Code) is to:

    1. Provide for equal rights, to create a climate of respect where everyone feels part of the community and can contribute fully.
    2. Ensure that people with disabilities are free from discrimination where they work, live and receive services, and that their needs are accommodated.
    3. Ensure that employers, service providers, and housing providers are disciplined if they do not accommodate people with disabilities.
    4. A and B
    5. All of the above

    If correct: That’s right! The goal of the Code is to provide for equal rights so as to create a climate of respect where everyone feels part of the community and can contribute fully. The Code says people with disabilities must be free from discrimination where they work, live, and receive services, and their needs must be accommodated. The Code is not meant to punish. When discrimination happens, the goal is to fix the situation to provide equal opportunity for the person with a disability.

    If incorrect: Incorrect, the correct response was: d) A and B. The goal of the Code is to provide for equal rights so as to create a climate of respect where everyone feels part of the community and can contribute fully. The Code says people with disabilities must be free from discrimination where they work, live, and receive services, and their needs must be accommodated. The Code is not meant to punish. When discrimination happens, the goal is to fix the situation to provide equal opportunity for the person with a disability.

    2. Find the best match for each law: [users will match letters with corresponding numbers and a line will match the two selections]

    1. The Ontario Human Rights Code (the Code) ------- Stipulates the Duty to accommodate (ie. The legal duty to accommodate the individual needs of people with disabilities)
    2. Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) ----- Sets accessibility standards that organizations must meet.
    3. Integrated Accessibility Standards Regulation (IASR) -----  the part of the AODA that sets Information and Communications, Employment and Transportation standards

    If correct – Well done!

    If incorrect – That’s incorrect.  Here are the correct responses:

    1. The Ontario Human Rights Code (the Code) ------- Stipulates the Duty to accommodate (ie. The legal duty to accommodate the individual needs of people with disabilities)
    2. Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) ----- Sets accessibility standards that organizations must meet.
    3. Integrated Accessibility Standards Regulation (IASR) -----  the part of the AODA that sets Information and Communications, Employment and Transportation standards

    3. The Code and the AODA work together in the following ways:

    1. They both cover federally-regulated organizations like banks and airlines
    2. They both promote equality and accessibility
    3. They both use the same definition of disability
    4. They are both provincial laws
    5. b,c and d
    6. All of the above

    If correct: That’s correct!

    If incorrect: Incorrect. The correct answer is (e).

    4. The AODA standards apply to:

    1. All organizations (public, private, and not-for-profit) with 100 or more employees in Ontario.
    2. All organizations (public, private, and not-for-profit) with one or more employees in Ontario.
    3. Only organizations that employ people with disabilities.
    4. Only organizations that either employ or serve people with disabilities.

    If correct: That is correct! The AODA lays the framework for the development of province-wide mandatory standards on accessibility in all areas of daily life.  All organizations with one or more employees in Ontario will have to apply these standards. 

    If incorrect: Sorry, that is incorrect.  The correct response is (b). The AODA lays the framework for the development of province-wide mandatory standards on accessibility in all areas of daily life.  All organizations with one or more employees in Ontario will have to apply these standards.  

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