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Accessible Practice: Meaningfully Accessing Administrative Boards and Tribunals

Practice tips to secure accommodations clients need and ensure that they can participate in the administrative process in a meaningful way. …Read More

Accessible Practice: Practice tips for maintaining privilege and confidentiality for a client accompanied by a support person

November 09, 2018

Q: What are the obligations and best practices for lawyers and paralegals working with clients who are accompanied by a support person? Introduction According to the Integrated Accessibility Standards under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), a support person is someone who accompanies a person with a disability in order to help with communication, mobility, personal…Read More

Accessible Practice: The Importance of Privacy for Clients with Disabilities

June 15, 2018

There is no question that privacy is of utmost importance to all clients. However, there are privacy concerns that are specific to clients with disabilities that may not arise in matters where the litigant/applicant/complainant is not a person with a disability.  What are these privacy concerns and what can you do in your legal practice…Read More

June 28, 2019

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