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Accessible Online Events – 6 Quick & Easy Tips

In This Blog: Ensuring you are always hosting accessible online events will support participants to feel engaged, welcome and included regardless of their access requirement. Quick links Meet access requirements Support participants to feel confident to engage Mute yourself when you’re not talking Share screen and slide decks Consider captions You don’t need to have all the answers  We are …

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Does Disability Inclusion Exclude Others?

In This Blog: disability inclusion is possible for everyone in every business with every level of impairment. Here we will dispel the myth that it is not possible The Cambridge Dictionary defines inclusion as: “the idea that everyone should be able to use the same facilities, take part in the same activities, and enjoy the same experiences, including people who …

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Assistive Technology in the Workplace

In This Blog: Assistive technology consists of systems and equipment; including physical devices and software. They are designed to maintain or increase performance for disabled people. Disabled people in the UK face disproportionately high unemployment rates, with 53% unemployed compared to only 23% of non-disabled people. Looking to leadership positions, the situation is even more stark – a survey of …

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Prioritising Disability in the Workplace

In This Blog: disability inclusion in the workplace can be the top inclusion priority for many organisations. This blog talks about the ways to implement strategies. Making what can seem a mammoth task, a lot more manageable Disability in the Workplace – an opportunity There are a lot of reasons why disability in the workplace often takes a second or third …

Creating An Accessible Event

Creating An Accessible Event

In this blog:  What to do to create an event that is successfully accessible and inclusive for disabled people.  Helping disabled people to feel valued and welcome Why Create An Accessible Event With 1 in 5 people in the UK being disabled, it is likely the 1 in 5 people that attend your event will have a disability.  As you probably know, disability …

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How To Make Your Business More Accessible

When you break down the term ‘accessibility’, you get the most straightforward definition in the word – the ‘ability’ to ‘access’. It doesn’t specifically refer to only disabled people – although most of the time it is assumed so. Accessible design is about creating a world that everyone can easily access, whether this is a public swimming pool or 50th-floor …

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An Unexpected Trip

Where My Journey Begins…. I recently attended an event in London. The details about where the event was held were quite sketchy.  Once I arrived at the event, I realised that this was because the event was internal and therefore probably didn’t need to be more specific.  I arrived at the place where the event was held to be told that it …

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Becoming A Confident Business Owner

When developing my confidence as a new business owner, what I found most helpful was the experience that came with time.  As a disabled business owner, there can be added barriers to navigate; sometimes due to perceptions and attitude and other times due to the physical environment (and often, at the same time). These added barriers, along with being a new …