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Did You Know? About 1.85 million people - or 15.5% of Ontarios population - have a disability. Almost half of all persons over the age of 65 have disabilities,

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1 Did You Know? About 1.85 million people - or 15.5% of Ontarios population - have a disability. Almost half of all persons over the age of 65 have disabilities, and by 2025, 1 in 5 Ontarians will be 65 or older. Disabilities can be both visible and invisible, with invisible disabilities being less obvious. Disabilities can be temporary or permanent. 1 Visible Disability Invisible Disability Temporary/Permanent Disability

2 Complying with the AODA – Its Just Good Business Taking concrete steps to both attain and retain a varied and diverse customer base - encompassing families and friends of individuals with disabilities - is of key importance for organization to thrive in todays competitive economy. Being known as an organization that accommodates both employees and customers with disabilities: Helps ensure customers will choose our organization over our competitors Helps attract highly competent employees Creates a positive public image of your company 2 According to the Royal Bank of Canada, persons with disabilities have an approximate spending power of about $25 billion annually across Canada.

3 Return on Investment Human CapitalInnovationMarketingDiversity Social Responsibility Value of Employees with Disabilities proLearning innovations 2012 All Rights Reserved 3

4 Recruiting Retention Cost/Benefit proLearning innovations 2012 All Rights Reserved 4 Human Capital

5 Create efficient and effective business processes Develop and implement strategies to attract and retain qualified talent Use technology in new way Introduce & customize new product and services Foster the development of next-generation products and services proLearning innovations 2012 All Rights Reserved 5 Innovation

6 Mirror the market to attract a wider customer base Increase market share Respond to marketplace needs Lead our market Increase profitability proLearning innovations 2012 All Rights Reserved 6 Marketing

7 Diverse Marketplace Diverse Workplace proLearning innovations 2012 All Rights Reserved 7 Diversity

8 the first responsibility of business is to make enough profit to cover the costs for the future. If this social responsibility is not met, no other social responsibility can be met.... the proper social responsibility of business.... is to turn a social problem into economic opportunity and economic benefit, into productive capacity, into human competence, into well-paid jobs, and into wealth. Frontiers of Management, Peter Drucker proLearning innovations 2012 All Rights Reserved 8 Social Responsibility

9 Increased revenues Reduced costs Enhance shareholder value proLearning innovations 2012 All Rights Reserved 9 Return on Investment

10 Proactive! Senior Managements/Champion actively supporting Set aside funding for accommodation needs as is done for other fixed costs Manager specific training proLearning innovations 2012 All Rights Reserved 10


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