Become AODA Compliant
Deliver a Web Experience for
All Ontario Residents
As an Ontario business owner providing online services and products, you need to be inclusive and deliver a website experience that is accessible to everyone. This means developing and designing your website content, tools, and functionality so it can be accessed by all residents of Ontario,
regardless of their ability.
Did You Know That?
People in Ontario have a Disability
1 in 7
People living in Ontario have a Disability
22% of Canadians
15 years or older have one or more Disability
What is AODA
AODA (Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act) Website compliance is the requirement of Ontario businesses and organizations to ensure their websites meet accessibility standards as set out in Section 508 of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG).
WCAG 2.0 requires a website to be:
Who needs to be AODA Compliant and
why is it important?
AODA requires all businesses, and organizations in Ontario with 50+ or more employees, in both the public, private and non-profit sectors, to be fully accessible to people with disabilities by 2025.
AODA defines the requirements to ensure accessibility for all Ontarians.
It addresses five areas:
The steps to becoming AODA Compliant
When working toward becoming AODA website compliant, there are a number of steps to follow to ensure full compliance. These include:
What makes a website AODA Compliant?
An AODA compliant website will present all information on the site in diﬀerent ways to accommodate the diﬀerent needs of individuals. This is the case for all online obligations, including:
Information and Communications