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NS Government Access Awareness Toolkit

The Government of Nova Scotia recently launched a public awareness campaign with the following digital tools and resources to assist you. 

https://accessible.novascotia.ca/

What is in the Government of Nova Scotia toolkit?

  1. Digital Posters

  2. Microsoft Teams backgrounds

  3. Pictures + accompanying Alternative (Alt) Text guidance

  4. YouTube video links

  5. Sample Social Media Posts

  6. Email Signature Banners          

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • LinkedIn
  • Instagram

Toolkit Elements

1. Digital Posters

2. Microsoft Teams backgrounds

Microsoft teams background for Access includes everyone (yellow and purple)
Microsoft teams background for Access includes everyone (blue and purple)
Microsoft teams background for Access includes everyone (light blue and purple)
Microsoft teams background for Access includes everyone (yellow and purple)

3. Pictures + accompanying Alternative (Alt) Text guidance

Smiling woman driving a car using assistive device.

Text over image reads "Access includes everyone". A smiling woman sits in the driver's seat of a car, holding her assistive driving device on the steering wheel.

Woman walking down a corridor with a white cane

Text over image reads “Access includes everyone". A woman uses a cane to navigate an office hallway.

3 happy kids playing video games.  One is in a wheelchair using an assistive device to play.

Text over image reads “Access includes everyone”. Three children are happily playing video games. One child uses an adaptive gaming controller.

4. Videos and YouTube video links

The videos featured will be airing on local television channels. Below is a list of viewing opportunities on regional television networks.

Closed Captioned Video

 

Described Video (DV)

5.  Sample Social Media Posts

Version 1: Van | Play Date
Almost 1 in 3 Nova Scotians live with a disability. Making our province accessible means everyone can be a part of the good times.

Learn more about accessibility in Nova Scotia: https://accessible.novascotia.ca/

Version 2: Shelley | Office
Almost 1 in 3 Nova Scotians live with a disability. Making our province accessible means opportunities for everyone to do what they do best.

Learn more about accessibility in Nova Scotia: https://accessible.novascotia.ca/

Version 3: Kailey | Open Road
Almost 1 in 3 Nova Scotians live with a disability. Making our province accessible means no one's adventure has to take a back seat.

Learn more about accessibility in Nova Scotia: https://accessible.novascotia.ca/

Version 4: General

Almost 1 in 3 Nova Scotians live with a disability. Learn about how Nova Scotia is making the province more accessible: https://accessible.novascotia.ca/

6.  Email Signature Banners

Access includes everyone email signature (dark blue)
Access includes everyone signature banner (purple)
Access includes everyone signature banner (purple and pink)
Access includes everyone signature banner (purple and yellow)
Access includes everyone signature banner (purple and green)