Accessibility Consultation

If you are planning a new space, building or community development, our public accessibility consultation can help you achieve your accessibility and inclusion goals! We can help you navigate national and international accessibility standards and guidelines for the built environment, information, communication and technology, find grant funding opportunities and share best practice inclusion considerations in each phase of the project to ensure your project exceeds all expectations! 

 

Enabling Access' Vision: 

All individuals with disabilities and older adults in Canada will have equitable opportunities and barrier-free access to employment, education, transportation, outdoor spaces and all built environments.

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Accessible Design and Construction Consultation

As the leading accessibility consultants in Winnipeg, Marnie Courage and her team collaborate with organizations, developers, architects, interior designers, and building professionals. Our insight and expertise can be integrated into the development of cost-effective functional programming and can inform project budgets and costing. We review concept and specification drawings, attend zoning and community meetings, contribute to grant application writing, participate in steering committee meetings, provide presentations to stakeholders, community groups and more!

Accessibility Training

If your organization or firm is looking to become more knowledgeable in public accessibility and in best practice for design and community inclusion, we can help you  increase your competitive advantage and design for all!  Our customized training can help your team to make measurable impacts on the clients you serve, and all users of the spaces you create.  Topics include Canadian Accessibility Standards, provincial and federal accessibility legislation, Inclusive design solutions, accessible information, communication, technology and more!

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Accessibility Legislation

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Accessibility Technical Contributions

Marnie Courage, CEO of Enabling Access, in an international accessibility consultant in Winnipeg who also teaches Creating Inclusive Workplaces for the University of Winnipeg's HR diplomas PACE program. 

 

Marnie sits on the technical committee for Accessible Standards Canada's Accessible Outdoor Spaces Standard.

and on the technical committee for a new CSA Accessible Housing Standard.

What our clients say...

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Marnie has shared her valuable knowledge and expertise in accessibility which has informed our business plan, grant applications, and functional programming for the space we are developing. She continues to collaborate with our team in each phase of this project to help us realize our inclusive community dream! 

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