In this blog: When promoting disability inclusion, it’s important to be consider as many factors as possible. Here are some tips to get you started. Quick Links: Planning for the majority Captioning services Think about access requirements Looking deeper Setting the standard I have a question. Is it ok to be 50% disability inclusive? I think disability inclusion is an… Continue Reading Disability Inclusion – I Did Something
In This Blog: there are many benefits to disability awareness training. Within this blog, we have listed just 7 of these and the ways to harness these benefits within your organisation Disability awareness and inclusion training can often take a backseat to other seemingly more pressing priorities within the workplace. However, what many fail to realise is that disability awareness… Continue Reading Disability Awareness Training Benefits
Language surrounding disability has always been a minefield To me, I have always been baffled over the complexity of what people make language to be. When working in the disability charity sector, I was constantly perplexed by the terms that were used to describe disabled people and the help and support that they received. One of the hardest things is… Continue Reading The Insidious Result of Language
Creating a better service for everyone On a personal note, there are so many occasions (about 4 or 5 a day) where I think “a disabled person was obviously not consulted when this was designed”. It’s so frustrating. It’s not only me who thinks this, just listen to the podcast. When I ask my interviewees what their biggest barrier to… Continue Reading Using the experiences of disabled people to create a better service for everyone
The Definition When researching disability awareness training, you may have come across different organisations describing their training as either inclusion or awareness. This may, on the surface, seem no more than a choice of language. For some trainers it may be true. It can often be easy to overlap disability inclusion training with disability awareness training. However, the similarities that… Continue Reading Disability Inclusion Training vs Disability Awareness
Well, the short answer is: Yes! Absolutely. Without a doubt Every single business in every single sector needs to be inclusive of disabled people: Disabled people as customers, disabled people as employees, disabled people as suppliers, disabled people as partners. The list goes on and on. By now, if you have read more than one of Celebrating Disability’s blogs, you… Continue Reading Does Your Business Really Need to be Accessible?
In this blog: When engaging with disabled people, the strategy and design of your disabled toilet will make a massive difference to your success Disabled toilets are not only about extra space Disabled toilet (or accessible toilet – distinction of language can be found at this category). For many of us who are disabled, the availability and accessibility of public… Continue Reading Disabled toilets – getting it right for your customers
I’ve spoken to and witnessed many training styles over the years. Being a participant in training and seminar events has opened my eyes to different styles and models that a trainer can use to deliver a message to the people in the room. As a self confessed impatient person, I need constant stimulation from the people around me to keep… Continue Reading Celebrating Disability Training Style