NOTICE – Availability of Supports for Employees with a Disability
Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA)

Employment Standard Policy

HandiHelp is committed to integrating accessibility into regular workplace processes and to ensuring accessibility in the recruitment and selection process and throughout all stages of the employment life cycle.
HandiHelp is also committed to ensuring our employees are educated and
adhere to our AODA policies. HandiHelp will make all reasonable efforts to
ensure that all people are treated and provided information and communication in a manner that is consistent with the principles of the AODA: Dignity, Independence, Equal opportunity and Integration.

Support for Individual with a Disability

HandiHelp is committed to ensuring that all employees are aware of those policies
used to support employees with disabilities, including policies on the provision of job accommodation that take into account an employee’s accessibility needs, as well as the development of individualized emergency response plans when required.
In accordance with the Integrated Accessibility Standards, Ontario Regulation 191/11, HandiHelp's AODA Employment Standard Policy addresses the following:

A. General Requirements
B. Employment Standards Overview
C. Recruitment, Assessment and Selection
D. Accessible Formats and Communication Supports for Employees
E. Documented Individual Accommodation Plans
F. Workplace Emergency Response Information
G. Plans and Processes
H. Return to Work and Redeployment

HandiHelp will provide updated information to our employees whenever there is a
change to existing policies on the provision of job accommodations that take into account an employee’s accessibility needs due to disability.
Please note, to facilitate certain supports or processes, the employer must be aware of the need for accommodation due to the employee’s disability.

Should you have a question or require support, as per the terms of the applicable AODA policy, please do not hesitate to contact HandiHelp directly at

All inquires are received in confidence, to the extent that it is operationally possible so to allow for the facilitation of the process or support.