Lawyers and Clients

This category recognizes that lawyers are often the gatekeepers to the judicial system, and that accessibility barriers may occur in lawyers’ offices, before a client with a disability ever appears in court. As a result, this category includes any material designed to help lawyers remove accessibility barriers in their own practices.

Barriers to Legal Services

  • May 04, 2011

Describes the various barriers facing persons who use augmentative and alternative communication. Includes attitudinal, physical, transportation, information, personal assistance, privacy, financial, legal aid, and communication barriers.

The Law and People who use AAC

  • May 04, 2011

Outlines Legal rights under the Charter and the Ontario Human Rights Code for persons who use augmentative and alternative communication and practice guidelines to comply with these rights.

Using a Communication Facilitator

  • May 04, 2011

Information for lawyers and clients on the use of a communication facilitator for Clients using augmentative and alternative communication.