Red Shirt Day Resources - Easter Seals Canada

RED SHIRT DAYTM

of Action for Accessibility and Inclusion

WEDNESDAY, 29 MAY 2024

#RedShirtDay  #RedForAccessAbility

RESOURCES

Posters and Social Media Graphics / Affiches et images pour les médias sociaux

Click on the images below to view larger images that you can download, print and put up at your school, workplace, community or share on social media to help promote Red Shirt Day and National AccessAbility Week.

Cliquez sur les images ci-dessous pour les agrandir. Vous pouvez les télécharger, les imprimer et les afficher dans votre école, lieu de travail, communauté, ou les partager sur les réseaux sociaux pour promouvoir la Journée du Chandail Rouge et la Semaine nationale de l’accessibilité.

English Posters

Red Shirt Day Poster

Social Media Graphic

Affiches français

Image pour les médias sociaux en français

Motivational Quotes

  • Motivational quotes by inspirational and accomplished individuals with disabilities.
  • Hover and click on the images below to enlarge. Then right click to save and download.

Colouring Sheets for Kids

Composite image featuring 5 separate black and white line drawings, side by side, set against a pink backdrop

These free colouring sheets each feature a child with a visible or non-visible disability taking part in various activities and having fun with friends. They are free to download and are a great activity for children while also providing an opportunity to engage them in discussions about disabilities, accessibility and inclusion. Click here to download the colouring sheets.

Ted Talks

When We Design for Accessibility, We All Benefit by Elise Roy

I’m Not Your Inspiration, Thank You Very Much by Stella Young

How I Fail at Being Disabled by Susan Robinson

Podcast on Inclusive Employment

Image of a young woman, dressed in business attire, seated in a wheelchair. The image is placed next to a graphic stylized logo of a microphone with two circles: one blue and one green, in the background.

BroadcastAbility podcast: Conversation with Taylor Lindsay-Noel (Founder, Cup of Té Luxury Loose Leaf Teas)

Composite image of the Broadcastability logo on the left featuring a microphone and two intersecting blue and green circles. On the right, is an image of a man wearing a suit. Next to him is a guide dog.

BroadcastAbility Podcast: Conversation with Marc Workman (District Operations Manager, Canadian National Institute for the Blind)

Image of a blond woman wearing glasses, set next to the logo of the BroadcastAbility which features a stylized image of a microphone with two overlapping green and blue circles.

BroadcastAbility Podcast: Conversation with Alexis Chicoine (Disability Diversity & Inclusion Consultant)

Composite image featuring headshots of four individuals on the right hand side of the image, and the BroadcastAbility logo on the left - which features a pair of intersecting blue and green circles behind a black stylized microphone.

BroadcastAbility Podcast: Conversation with the PROUD Project Research Team at the University of Toronto

Webinars

The Accessible Canada Act: What it means for Canadians

Rachel Weiner of ARCH Disability Law Centre explains the Accessible Canada Act in this webinar. Her presentation covers what the ACA does, its objectives and guiding principles, and how it supports the rights of persons with disabilities to equal participation and inclusion in society. Watch the webinar recording here.

What Does Disability Inclusion Bring to the Workplace?

This presentation covers preliminary results from research conducted by Dr Chloe Atkins and Dr Andrea Whiteley, of the PROUD Project at the University of Toronto Scarborough. This webinar reveals some of the optimal conditions for disability inclusion and the unique benefits that people with disabilities bring to the workplace. Watch the webinar here.

Blog Articles

Close up image of a group of young children from a variety of cultural backgrounds leaning over a document. They are reading the document intently.

Insights into the world of teaching through the lens of a student and educator with a visible physical disability: by guest author, Cynthia Berringer, OCT. Read the article here.

Don’t Dis My Ability: An article on bullying and mental health by guest author, Yael Gottesman. Read the article here.

A group photo of four individuals set against a concrete wall. Three are standing and one person is in a wheelchair. The person in the centre is holding up a chalkboard sign that says Disabled and Here.

Standing in Solidarity with the Disability Community: How to be an Ally for People with Disabilities: by guest author, Emily Chan, MSW, RSW. Read the article here.

Image of a young woman looking at an open laptop in a bright room. The words Explore Possible is in bold graphic print below the image.

Read more articles on a diverse range of topics written by guest authors, published by Easter Seals Manitoba (Manitoba Possible) as part of its Explore Possible blog: Click here to view the Explore Possible blog.

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