Advancing business through disability inclusion

Welcome to SenseAbility

Close to 1 in 5 Canadians have a disability. They are customers, employees, suppliers and investors and make up a population segment much too large for businesses to ignore.

SenseAbility is Canada’s only national, bilingual business network dedicated to helping private and public sector organizations become more accessible and inclusive of people with disabilities. Learn how we can help your organization build an inclusive and innovative workplace. Join us, Become a member.

SenseAbility welcomes our newest member Air Canada.

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Show me a product that's easy to use and I'll show you 1.3 billion customers

Every year, Canadians with disabilities represent a market worth over CDN $55 billion. Designing inclusively means access to new market opportunities just like this one, but more importantly, it means better products and services for everyone, customers and employees alike. Make people with disabilities a part of your workforce. Do design better.

Upcoming events

  • Accessibility, Inclusion and Universal Design: National MBA Conference

    February 10, 2018, 8:30am - 6:00pm, at the Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto, 105 St. George Street, Toronto. Join Access to Success for a day-long national conference and explore the benefits of accessibility and universal design.
  • Discover Ability Chatham

    February 22, 2018, 2:00pm - 4:00pm, at the Blazing BBQ Ribhouse, 435 St. Clair Street, Chatham, Ontario. In partnership with the Discover Ability Network and Goodwill Industries Employment Services (Essex, Kent, Lambton), The Children’s Treatment Centre, Community Living, and JobWorx. Keynote speaker: Lisa Kelly, Canadian Business SenseAbility. Local Employer panel. Open to Chatham area employers.
  • Discover Ability Whitby

    March 15, 2018, 8:30am - 11:00am, at the Abilities Centre, 55 Gordon Street, Whitby ON. In partnership with the Discover Ability Network and the Abilities Centre. Keynote speaker: Mark Wafer. Open to local employers and businesses.

What attendees say about our events:

“I really enjoyed today’s session. I learned a range of great insights that will be helpful back within our organization.”

D. Surman, Unilever

“This presentation/event did a great job of opening the lines of communication around building a disability inclusive workplace and showcasing those key variables that need to be in place to successfully support disability inclusion.”

Samantha Battistone, KPMG

“Great event and information. Good opportunity to network.”

Johanna Colmenares, Accenture

“The event gave me a great introduction to issues and solutions with disabilities within the workplace. It’s been amazing to get different perspectives”

Janet Marroquin-Ticas, KPMG

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