The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) are vital regulations designed to eliminate discrimination and guarantee accessibility for all.
Our custom produced ADA braille and tactile [clear and raised] signs offer a branded and practical solution to assist both visitors and staff in navigating your premises while adhering to goverment requirements.
Much of the following information has been directly sourced from Braille Literacy Canada.
Accessible signs should be provided for any feature of a building that would normally be given a print sign. Signs have three functions:
It’s recommended that braille and high-contrast tactile print signage be provided in the following places. These are examples only and do not represent an exhaustive list.
Where detailed information is provided through signage, for example emergency evacuation instructions or building directories, consider providing this information separately in alternative formats such as braille with tactile diagrams, large print, accessible electronic text and audio. This allows building users to read and refer to the information when they are not standing directly next to the sign.
Note: The illustrations are not drawn to scale.
Braille Literacy Canada
1929 Bayview Avenue
Toronto, Ontario M4G 3E8