IDRC - Celebrating 25 Years

1993 - 2018

Continuing Our Work During COVID-19

Read the letter regarding COVID-19 by IDRC Director, Jutta Treviranus.

Supports for complying with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA)

How do I make my web site accessible? How do I make my office documents accessible? How do I make information available in alternative formats? Businesses and organizations read our AODA Help.

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There are many resources for employers interested in facilitating the hiring, retraining, retention and/or advancement of persons with disabilities in the workforce.

Individual consultation services are available from the Employment Accommodation Services at the IDRC. In addition, we trust that you may find the following resources helpful:

For individual with disabilities seeking employment

  • WORKink
    WORKink promotes and supports the employment of persons with disabilities, providing labour market and career information, access to national, provincial, and territorial resources, and online experts' assistance.
    LinkUp Employment Services is a not-for-profit, incorporated group of consumer, business, labour, service and training sector representatives mandated to "increase training and employment opportunities for persons with disabilities throughout The Greater Toronto Area (GTA).


For employers seeking accommodations for employees with disabilities

General Information on accommodations in the work place