Celebrating accessibility and persons with disabilities

During this, Canada's National AccessAbility Week, we highlight some of the advancements McGill has made in the area of accessibility in the past year
Rachel Desjourdy began her mandate as McGill’s inaugural Accessibility Advisor in January 2020

This year, Canada’s National AccessAbility Week (May 31 – June 6) and Quebec’s Semaine Quebecoise des personnes handicappes (June 1st – June 7th) overlap. While physical, in-person celebrations are not possible due to COVID-19, we highlight some of the advancements McGill has made in the area of accessibility in the past year:

“Creating an accessible and inclusive campus is not the responsibility of a handful of individuals, but rather a collective role that we each have as members of the McGill community,” says Desjourdy, who reminds people that there can help promote accessibility on campus. Here are a few ways that you can do so:

 

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