National AccessAbility Week 2020: Stakeholder toolkit

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Overview

National AccessAbility Week (NAAW) takes place from May 31 to June 6, 2020.

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, activities to mark NAAW will be virtual. We encourage you to promote NAAW on social media, throughout the week.

You can follow and share posts from @AccessibleGC on Twitter and from Accessible Canada on Facebook. Use the hashtags #AccessibleCanada and #AccessAbility when referencing the week in social media posts!

In addition, we encourage you to share tweets and Facebook posts below. You can also use the visuals and/or download the poster to promote your activities.

Suggested social media messages for Twitter

Suggested tweets:

  • Highlight National #AccessAbility Week, from May 31 to June 6.
    Let’s dedicate this week to accessibility and inclusion in Canada.
    Find out more: Canada.ca/accessability-week #AccessibleCanda #TogetherApart
  • Hey Canada! #DYK this week is National #AccessAbility Week? #AccessibleCanada #TogetherApart Canada.ca/accessability-week
  • This National #AccessAbility Week, let’s highlight & promote accessibility and inclusion in Canada. #AccessibleCanada #TogetherApart Canada.ca/accessability-week
  • Join us in recognizing National #AccessAbility Week! #AccessibleCanada #TogetherApart Canada.ca/accessability-week
  • Share a picture or video of how you are marking National #AccessAbility Week! #AccessibleCanada #TogetherApart
  • During National #AccessAbility Week, highlight an individual or an organization that makes accessibility a reality in your community! #AccessibleCanada #TogetherApart

Suggested social media messages for Facebook

Suggested Facebook posts:

  • From May 31 to June 6, we’re highlighting National #AccessAbility Week, a week dedicated to inclusion and accessibility in Canada. Let’s work together for a more #AccessibleCanada! #TogetherApart Canada.ca/accessability-week
  • National #AccessAbility Week in Canada is here! Share a photo or a video of how you are marking this important week! Canada.ca/accessability-week #AccessibleCanada #TogetherApart
  • During National #AccessAbility Week, let’s:
    • highlight all the work individuals and organizations are doing for accessibility and inclusion
    • contribute to building a more #AccessibleCanada
    #TogetherApart Canada.ca/accessability-week
  • During National #AccessAbility Week, recognize an individual or an organization that improves accessibility in your community. #AccessibleCanada #TogetherApart Canada.ca/accessability-week
Suggested social media promotional visual for Twitter and Facebook
Text version – Promotional visual

From left to right and top to bottom, the shareable shows a collage of 5 different images. Images include a young woman smiling, a woman swimming, a woman speaking in sign language, a senior wearing magnifying glasses and reviewing a document, and an indigenous man wearing dark glasses.

National AccessAbility Week

The shareable also shows 7 different accessibility icons, which represent hearing impairment, visual impairment, mental/neurodiversity or learning impairment, motor skills impairment, access or mobility impairment, speech impairment and sign language.

May 31 to June 6, 2020

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Poster
Text version – Poster

From left to right and top to bottom, the poster shows a collage of 6 different images. Images include a man doing manual work, a woman swimming, a woman speaking in sign language, an indigenous man wearing dark glasses, a young woman smiling and a senior wearing magnifying glasses and reviewing a document.

National AccessAbility Week

The poster also shows 7 different accessibility icons, which represent hearing impairment, visual impairment, mental/neurodiversity or learning impairment, motor skills impairment, access or mobility impairment, speech impairment and sign language.

May 31 to June 6, 2020

Together, let’s take action to build an inclusive and accessible Canada.

Share photos and videos of how you are celebrating National #AccessAbility Week by using our hashtags

#AccessAbility #AccessibleCanada

Canada.ca/accessability-week

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