Category Blindness and wayfinding

When you hear Optimal Performance Consultants talk about Human Factors in Accessible Design this is what we mean

In OPC Inc’s Ergonomic, Human Factors and Accessible Design practice we find that many clients and even the general public are not aware of how these three areas of expertise are interrelated and necessary to have in place for the design of the workplace, buildings and websites to name a few. While ergonomics takes care […]

Which monitor should I buy – Bigger is better, right? – CNIB Blog OPC Inc recommends as important read

Which monitor should I buy – Bigger is better, right? – CNIB Blog.

The AODA is the Law In Ontario PLUS it makes for an excellent business case!

Only 30% of employers in Ontario are compliant with the Customer Service Standard (CSS) of the AODA. As part of the CSS compliance, Optimal Performance developed an easy to use, effective elearning tool which takes approx 30 min for your employees to review, take quizzes and show learning has occurred. Certificates of completion are issued […]

How the use of Politically correct language in Ontario is preventing employers and; employees from dialogueing about the AODA

“Is it ok if I use the word disabled or is the word handicapped better? I have a friend who prefers to use the word handicapped to describe himself”? “I would like to talk to an employee in our workplace about their disability so we can be more helpful but I am afraid we will […]

Design of Public Spaces in the Built Environment In Ontario Just Released

Design of Public Spaces in the Built Environment In Ontario Just Released.

There is a measureable ROI in hiring disabled employees

There is a measurement ROI in hiring disabled employees

Ensure the Recruitment, Testing & Hiring process is accessible

Canadian Human Rights Commission News Room from OPC

Canadian Human Rights Commission : News Room; OPC wants to ensure all employers in Ontario start to see Accessibility Complaint Trends NCC sets New Standard for Universal AccessibilityYORK STREET STEPS SETTLEMENT PROTECTS THE RIGHTS OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES Canada’s Capital Region — The National Capital Commission (NCC) is creating a new committee to provide ongoing […]