OPVIC Feedback to K-12 Education Standards Development Committee

May 31st, 2022

Ontario Parents of Visually Impaired Children (OPVIC) Also known as Views for The Visually Impaired www.opvic.ca To: K-12 Education Standards Development Committee Via email: educationsdc@Ontario.ca September 19, 2021 Feedback on the Initial report and Recommendations of the K-12 Education Standards Development Committee This feedback is submitted to the K-12 Education Standards Development Committee by OPVIC […]

Excerpts of the Final Report to the Ontario Government of the K-12 Education Standards Development Committee, that Relate to the Needs of Students with Disabilities

May 30th, 2022

On march 1, 2022, the Ontario Government publicly posted the final report of the Government-appointed K-12 Education Standards Development Committee. That advisory committee was assigned the task of making recommendations to The Government on the barriers in ,Ontario’s schools and school boards that need to be torn down to make our education system fully accessible […]

The Ontario Human Rights Commission’s “Right to Read” Inquiry Acknowledged Concerns About training of and Availability of Teachers of the Visually Impaired in Ontario

May 30th, 2022

On January 27,2022, the Ontario Human Rights approved its final report as a result of its “Right to Read” inquiry. It was a great disservice to students with vision loss that the Commission only focused on the right to read for one specific group of students with disabilities, namely students with learning disabilities. It did […]