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 aDisability 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.

Click 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.