National Accessibility Awareness Week

National Accessibility Awareness Week

May 28 to June 3 is National Accessibility Awareness Week!

Join us in an effort to raise awareness for equal access and full participation for individuals with disabilities.

Interested in learning more about EARN (the Employment Accessibility Resource Network), or how to make your business more accessible? Please contact Amy Elsner, our AODA Partnership Coordinator at 613-253-9074 or email


Amy Elsner, AODA Partnership Coordinator, United Way Lanark County

Three AODA Partnership Coordinators who have joined the United Ways in Lanark County, Renfrew County, and Ottawa. Amy Elsner is the United Way Lanark County AODA Partnership Coordinator. The goal of the AODA Project is to educate small and medium sized businesses about the AODA, its compliance requirements, the benefits of joining EARN (Employment Accessibility Resource Network), and promoting the business case on hiring persons with disabilities.

Passionate about helping people and making a difference, Amy believes everyone should be valued, respected, and treated with kindness and care. Born and raised in Carleton Place, Amy is excited about the opportunity to work within her growing community, to help make it accessible for everyone. For the past 13 years, Amy‘s path lead her into the client relationship management, human resources and business development fields. Here, she fostered strong and trusted relationships with customers and clients alike. Amy is very excited to help promote the importance of community relationships and encourage more employers to become knowledgeable about the AODA and its requirements.

Help spread the word about United Way Lanark County in your community.