Awards honour people and projects that promote the ‘ability’ in disability

Close-up of four business executives standing in a line and applaudingDo you know a person or business that goes the extra mile to ensure accessibility for all? Are you inspired by someone who is dedicated to providing dynamic development opportunities to those with disabilities? Love the design of a facility where form and function come together in perfect unison for those with special needs?

The Advisory Board on Services for Persons with Disabilities is calling on you to nominate these leaders for a Mayor’s Award and recognize Edmontonians’ commitment to enhancing the quality of life of persons with disabilities.

Award categories include:

Outstanding Service – recognizes individuals, organizations or businesses that provide accessible service to persons with disabilities

Universal Design in Architecture – given to a project team or architect whose designs or projects demonstrate creative sensitivity toward the accessibility of persons with disabilities

Employers – honours employers, businesses or organizations that have provided opportunity and support for employment or volunteer positions for one or more persons with disabilities

Ewen Nelson Self-Advocacy Award – recognizes the contributions of individuals with disabilities who have been self-advocates in the development of services and supports for people with disabilities

Nomination DEADLINE is Friday, March 6, 2015

Award Ceremony is Wednesday, May 20, 2015 evening.

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