Monthly Archive: December Acce

Weekend at the Museum: A Community Affair

Posted: November 16, 2015 - 13:21 , by Jaclyn Qua-Hiansen
Teenage boy reads the ROM MagnusCards on a smartphone held by his mother

A Guest Post by Christa Sawyer, Community Events Supervisor, Autism Ontario

ROM wins Ontario’s Accessible Tourism Award

Posted: November 11, 2015 - 14:18 , by Cheryl Blackman
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Cheryl Blackman, ROM Assistant Vice President, Audience, and Heather Hiscox, CBC News anchor and Awards Gala emcee

The ROM is proud to announce that we have been honoured with Ontario’s Accessible Tourism Award at the 2015 Ontario Tourism Awards of Excellence. Creating access at the ROM is a journey which our Museum has embraced, and this recognition is a great testament to our direction.

Troy, Magnus, and the ROM: The Road to Independence

Posted: November 6, 2015 - 10:19 , by Jaclyn Qua-Hiansen

Did you know that an estimated 1 in 68 children are on the autism spectrum? Individuals with autism experience the world differently, and bustling cultural attractions like the ROM can be overwhelming for some of them. We want to improve that experience, and provide the tools necessary to help ensure that a visit to our museum inspires wonder and nurtures discovery, regardless of how you experience the world.

International Day of Persons with Disabilities

Posted: December 3, 2013 - 14:45 , by Janet Carding

The ROM marks the United Nation’s annual International Day of Persons with Disabilities on December 3rd.

Accessibility Awareness Week 2013 Spotlight - Alexis Pastuch

Posted: May 31, 2013 - 10:30 , by Ryan Dodge
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Alexis Pastuch takes in an exhibition at the ROM

Alexis Pastuch has been a member of the ROM’s Accessibility Advisory Committee since 2010

Accessibility Awareness Week Spotlight 2013 - Adam Roy Cohoon

Posted: May 29, 2013 - 10:30 , by Ryan Dodge
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Adam Roy Cohoon visits the ROM

Adam Roy Cohoon is an active member of the ROM's accessibility advocacy community

The ROM Celebrates Accessibility Awareness Week (May 26th to June 1st)

Posted: May 27, 2013 - 10:30 , by Ryan Dodge
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Kate at a touch table in the Hands-On Biodiversity Gallery, holding a T-Rex tooth from the Education handling collection

This week we will highlight some of the people who ensure the ROM is accessible for all.

The ROM Marks World Autism Awareness Day

Posted: April 2, 2013 - 15:15 , by Cheryl Blackman
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April 2, 2013 is an historic day for the Canadian Autism community