On June 5, the City of Mississauga’s Accessibility Advisory Committee hosted an event to recognize National Access Awareness Week.

The 2017 theme is “Celebrating Accessibility Through the Years” in honour of Canada’s 150th anniversary. The event showcased the city’s progress in creating and maintaining an accessible and inclusive community.

 

The City of Mississauga is committed to improving transit accessibility for people with disabilities. MiWay has been making accessibility improvements to its bus fleet, transit stops and facilities for several years. Accessible service is provided along all regularly scheduled routes. MiWay is fully committed to providing a transportation system that ensures its services and operations are accessible to everyone

Library accessibility continues to improve with the following available: accessible equipment, accessibility enhanced public computers, Daisy Players (Victor Reader Stratus), handheld magnifier, accessible collections, Large Print Books, books on CD, Closed Captioned DVDs, Descriptive Videos. Daisy Discs, Braille Books, downloadable eBooks, EAudio Books and eMagazines, Library Resources – Accessible Services, CELA – Centre for Equitable Library Access, Homebound Service ,  and telephone service through Bell Relay Service 711. For more information on these services, please call 3-1-1 or speak to staff at your local library.
Visit www.mississauga.ca/portal/residents/accessibility for more details.