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After holding focus groups across Ontario, CNIB created this legal information handbook to provide helpful responses to some of the most common questions we heard. 

In the handbook below, you’ll find: 

  • An overview of your most important legal rights related to education
  • Answers to common questions like 
    • "The schoolboard implemented an accommodation plan to support my child's sight loss. I don’t agree with the schoolboard's approach to accommodations. What can I do?"
    • "I've been accepted to a post-secondary institution, but I'm uncertain about what steps I need to take to have my sight loss accommodated."
  • Links to helpful legal services and community supports

Education Handbook - CNIB Know Your Rights

Education Handbook - CNIB Know Your Rights PDF


Education Handbook - CNIB Know Your Rights Word Doc


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The Know Your Rights project was graciously funded by The Law Foundation of Ontario.

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