Celebrating accessibility and persons with disabilities

June 2, 2020  —  Uncategorized
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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