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DISABILITY COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

Proudly serving every corner of the province, the LCBO has evolved constantly to provide the best retail experience and service to Ontarians everywhere. Now we’ve found a new way to spread good cheer.

Through our alliance with eSSENTIAL Accessibility™, the LCBO is taking part in a Disability Community Involvement Initiative launched in association with leading advocacy groups for the disabled. If you have trouble typing, moving a mouse or reading, eSSENTIAL Accessibility can greatly enhance your experience at lcbo.com.

eSSENTIAL AccessibilityClick here to download keyboard and mouse replacement solutions free of charge.

Keyboard and mouse replacement solutions include a webcam-based hands-free movement tracking system, a page reader, predictive typing and other customizable options.

eSSENTIAL Accessibility tools can be used on a standard PC* by anyone with dexterity challenges or reading difficulties arising from a variety of conditions, including:

  • Stroke/paralysis
  • Arthritis
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Cerebral Palsy (CP)
  • Age-related factors
  • Mild visual impairment
  • Limited proficiency in English
  • Literary deficiencies
  • Dyslexia
  • Other learning issues

eSSENTIAL Accessibility is enhanced communication support for people who have trouble reading, typing or moving a mouse. It helps us meet customer service, employment, and information and communication standards mandated by the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA).

The LCBO is proud to be a Founding Member of this Disability Community Involvement Initiative. It brings us one step closer to mirroring our society's diversity in the people we employ and the customers we serve.

* Using a Mac?

Click here to learn about using eSSENTIAL Accessibility on an Apple computer.

     
 
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