Accessible AV女优

Welcome to Accessible AV女优, the college's Accessibility Plan.


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About Accessible AV女优

Accessible AV女优 details the college鈥檚 commitment to accessibility. This site outlines the college's plans to eliminate barriers faced by persons with disabilities, and to enhance inclusion and independence for all members of the college community.

Accessible AV女优 is principles based and fulfills obligations of the Accessible British Columbia Act. The principles of the Accessible BC Act reflect AV女优 values and priorities. AV女优 welcomes the province's mandate to adopt a proactive approach to accessibility, informed by the lived experience of students, employees, Elders, guests, industry and community partners.

Accessible AV女优 Committee

Oversight for Accessible AV女优 is given by a college-wide committee. The committee includes representatives from across the college and involves persons with disabilities. Learn more about the Accessible AV女优 Committee.

Plan format

The Accessible AV女优 website is the college鈥檚 accessibility plan. The web-only approach is accessible to as many people as possible and allows for updates and changes as feedback is received. The plan is not available in PDF or as a print document. If you have difficulty using this site contact us at accessibility@camosun.ca.

Guiding principles

Accessible AV女优 is guided by these principles:

1. Inclusion

Inclusion fosters belonging. It affords everyone the right to take part and strengthen the well-being of our communities. Everyone should be able to participate fully and equally in work and learning, and in social and recreational activities.

2. Adaptability

Disability and accessibility are evolving concepts. Accessible AV女优 will adapt its priorities as services, technology, and attitudes change.

3. Diversity

Diversity affirms everyone's unique history, experiences, and ways of being, knowing, doing and relating. It is about being different and acknowledging and celebrating differences. Our experience and understanding of diversity strengthens us and supports the work we do at AV女优. Accessible AV女优 honours the diversity among people with disabilities and seeks to respond to all aspects of their identity.

4. Collaboration

Creating an accessible community is a shared responsibility and everyone has a role to play. AV女优 defines this as 脥Y,膯群NEUEL OL: Doing Good Work Together.

5. Self-determination

Self-determination acknowledges that a person with a disability has the right to make their own choices, to be who they are and see themselves reflected in their work and learning.

6. Universal Design

All physical and virtual environments should be accessible to all people without the need for adaption or accommodation. The college has made a commitment to Universal Design for Learning, providing all learners with options with multiple modes of engagement, representation, action and expression.

Barriers to accessibility

Persons with disabilities face many barriers that impact their ability to take part in the college community.

1. Attitudinal barriers

Attitudinal barriers, based on stereotypes or assumptions, can limit opportunities or offend the dignity of persons with disabilities. Examples include speaking to a support person instead of communicating with a person directly or questioning a student鈥檚 need for an exam accommodation.

2. Architectural and physical barriers

Physical barriers can prevent persons with disabilities from engaging in learning or work. Examples are small classrooms difficult to navigate with a wheelchair or inaccessible washrooms.

3. Informational and communications barriers

These barriers prevent understanding or accessing information. Examples are directional signs not accessible to someone who is blind or hosting a conference without transcription.

4. Technology barriers

Technology barriers relate to information and communication. Examples are websites that cannot used by a screen reader or a service area that provides a single method of contact.

5. Systemic barriers

Policies and procedures, and organizational structures create systemic barriers. Examples are requiring all students to complete an exam in a specific amount of time, or hiring practices that do not encourage applications from people with disabilities.

Accessibility at AV女优

The vision of inspiring life-changing learning gives guidance to all that we do, creating a learning environment where an individual's hopes and dreams are realized. This is what accessibility is all about.聽

Accessibility at AV女优

Stories of accessibility

Learn more about accessibility at AV女优.

Accessibility Stories

Action plan

This plan sets the immediate priorities and goals for Accessible AV女优.聽

Accessibility Action Plan