Disability Community Involvement

Disability Community Involvement

The Beer Store and Disability Community Involvement

Thanks to our Bag It Back program, far fewer empties are left out of the recycling stream. Now we’re concentrating on broadening our community reach. Through our partnership with eSSENTIAL Accessibility™, The Beer Store is taking part in a Disability Community Involvement Initiative launched in association with leading advocacy groups for people with disabilities.

If you have trouble typing, moving a mouse or reading, eSSENTIAL Accessibility can greatly enhance your experience at

Accessibility icon of a wheelchair icon pointing to a computer icon

By clicking on this icon, users can download keyboard and mouse replacement solutions free of charge, including 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

The Beer Store 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? Learn about using eSSENTIAL Accessibility on an Apple computer.