Architects and Builders

PLEASE NOTE: This listing is compiled by CILT for information purposes only. CILT does not recommend or endorse the companies listed.

Architects/Builders

Accessible Solutions
1075 North Service Rd. West,
Oakville, ON
L6M 2G2
Ph: 905-681-7345

Porta Service Inc.
110 West Beavercreek Rd
Unit 12
Richmond Hill ON L4B 1J9
Phone:  905-771-5043

Adapt-Able Design Group
75 Dufflaw Rd., Ste. 203,
Toronto, ON
M6A 2W4.
email: info@adaptabledesign.com

Associated Planning
191 Eglinton Ave. E., Ste. 301,
Toronto, ON
M4P 1K1.
Ph: 416-482-5215

Crown Construction
45 Stag Hill Dr.
Toronto, ON
M4B 1K9.
Ph: 416-751-7440

Nestico Architect
www.nesticoarchitect.on.ca
3000 Langstaff Rd.
Concord, ON
L4K 4R7.
Ph: 905-669-7000 / Fax: 905-669-8230
email: mail@nesticoarchitect.on.ca

Vital Access
19 Lupin Dr.,
Scarborough, ON
M1R 4X4.
Ph: 416-592-6766 / eve & wkend 416-386-0131

Measurements for Basic Accessibility for Wheelchairs

Minimum Clear Opening of Doorway
81 cm (32 inches) measured between the face of the door and the stop with the door open 90 degrees.

Minimum Clear Turning Space
150 cm (60 inches) diameter

Ramps

Maximum slope is 1:12 (8.33%) and maximum horizontal length between landings is 9 meters

The ratio 1:12 means that a ramp must have at least 12 meters of length for every rise of 1 meter

For further measurements for heights and widths of kitchen and bathroom areas, please call CILT at 416-599-2458 or email CILT.

CNIB Library for People with Print Disabilities: Reading. Reimagined!

What is available?

Access for public library patrons with print disabilities to:

  • Audio Books for all ages and interests
  • Accessible newspapers, magazines & online services
  • Described videos
  • Braille & printbraille

What is a Print Disability?

The inability to read traditional print resulting from:

  • Visual Disabilities
  • Physical Disabilities
  • Learning Disabilities

How do I sign up?

Register today by completing the online registration form:
www.cnib.ca/selfregistration

Library staff may also refer eligible patrons for service using an online form available via the “Online Forms” link at:
www.cnib.ca/librarypartners

What do I need to do?

  • Identify your print disability – a self declaration is enough, no documentation is required
  • Select the type of service you prefer: online, circulating items, or both
  • Provide your public library card number or barcode

What happens next?

A librarian from CNIB will contact you set up your library service.

The CNIB Library’s accessible books may be just what you need to get reading again!

For more information: www.cnib.ca/librarypartners