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National AccessAbility Week is a time for Edmontonians and all Canadians to get in the spirit of inclusion and accessibility for all.

2019 Events for National AccessAbility Week

The City of Edmonton and our community partners are committed to creating an inclusive community that honours the contributions of all its citizens.

The 2019 National AccessAbility Week is from May 28 to June 3. Events are planned throughout the week to celebrate and recognize the efforts of individuals and groups making our communities more welcoming and accessible.

Event Accessibility

Every effort has been made to ensure the events are as accessible as possible.

ASL & CART

Services will be provided at all events. Check Eventbrite pages for more details. 

DATS

DATS is able to drop people off in all locations. 

Events

Mayor’s Awards

The Mayor's Awards recognizes those who make significant contributions to Edmonton's livability for all and shines a spotlight on innovations in accessibility.

This event is open to the public.

Date: Thursday May 9, 2019
Time: 6-7:30pm
Location: City Room, City Hall
1 Sir Winston Churchill Square

The ADHD Project, Carlyn Rhamey

Enter Carlyn's world of chaos, creativity, and combat with her mind in this one hour theatrical production.

Date: Tuesday May 28, 2019
Time: 2:30-3:30pm
Location: Betty Andrews Recital Hall, Grant MacEwan - Allard Hall
11110 104 Avenue NW
Price: Free


Register

Accessible Home Open House #1

Explore some of Edmonton’s accessible homes on Saturday, June 1st! You will have the opportunity to explore the home and all the features that make it accessible.

Date: Saturday June 1, 2019
Time: noon-4pm
Price: Free

Register 

Accessible Home Open House #2

Explore some of Edmonton’s accessible homes on Saturday, June 1st! You will have the opportunity to explore the home and all the features that make it accessible.

Date: Saturday June 1, 2019
Time: noon-4pm
Price: Free

Register

Live With Heart, Lowell and Julie Taylor

In this motivational presentation, Julie and Lowell Taylor discuss Lowell's visual impairment and how their positivity, teamwork and love help turn obstacles into opportunities.

Date: Monday June 3, 2019
Time: 6-8pm
Location: Triffo Theatre, Allard Hall
11110 104 Avenue NW
Cost: $10 a ticket


Register

This committee provides recommendations to Council for improving the City's inclusiveness and accessibility for individuals with disabilities.

AccessAbility Action Calendar for May/June 2019

Find information about support and counselling programs or information for people with disabilities.

For More Information

Accessibility Advisory Committee
18th Floor, Edmonton Tower
10111 - 104 Avenue
P.O. Box 2359
Edmonton, AB T5J 0J4

Telephone

311

TTY 780-944-5555 keyword DISBOARD
Fax 780-577-3525
Email accessibility@edmonton.ca

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