Athletic Knit Accessibility Statement
Athletic Knit is committed to ensuring equal access and participation for people with disabilities. We are committed to treating people with disabilities in a way that allows them to maintain their dignity and independence. We believe in integration and we are committed to meeting the needs of people with disabilities in a timely manner. We will do so by removing and preventing barriers to accessibility and meeting our accessibility requirements under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and Ontario’s accessibility laws.
We are committed to training staff and volunteers in Ontario’s accessibility laws and aspects of the Ontario Human Rights Code that relate to persons with disabilities.

We will train our employees and volunteers on accessibility as it relates to their specific roles.
Information and communications
We will communicate with people with disabilities in ways that take into account their disability. When asked, we will provide information about our organization and its services, including public safety information, in accessible formats or with communication supports.
We will notify employees, potential hires and the public that accommodations can be made during recruitment and hiring.

We will notify staff that supports are available for those with disabilities. We will put in place a process to develop individual accommodation plans for employees.

Where needed, we will also provide customized emergency information to help an employee with a disability during an emergency.

Athletic Knit’s Accessibility Company Policy
At Athletic Knit our company’s accessibility policy outlines our provisions for people with disabilities. We want to make our premises, services, products, and equipment available to all people respecting their individual needs, dignity, independence, and equal opportunity.
This policy applies to all prospective or current employees of Athletic Knit, as well as contractors and visitors, who possess a disability of any kind that restricts them in various ways.
We have taken actions to ensure that people with disabilities will be able to move about safely and easily and make full use of our facilities.
Disabilities that this policy refers to include but are not limited to:

  • Conditions that require the use of wheelchair or other movement support device or mechanism.
  • Physical impairments that obstruct everyday activities (ex: opening doors, walking up the stairs, etc.
  • Conditions that require assistance or constant medical care.
Other conditions are subject to Athletic knit’s judgement and will be considered individually.
We have several provisions for people with disabilities. We have:

  • There is reserved parking spot for disabilities in our back parking.
  • Accessibility for people in wheelchairs to enter the building from our back parking lot.
We allow assistive devices, service animals and support persons to be in our company’s premises for as long as their services are needed.
We encourage anyone who encounters any problems malfunctions or deficiencies to report them to their immediate supervisor or Berta Ferreira.