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… Continue Reading Does Disability Inclusion Exclude Others?
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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… Continue Reading Creating An Accessible Event
In this blog: The language around disability is fluid. It’s ever changing and this can cause confusion. We shall some shed light on the meaning of some commonly used words.… Continue Reading Disability Language: How To Talk About Disability
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 –… Continue Reading How To Make Your Business More Accessible
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… Continue Reading An Unexpected Trip
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… Continue Reading Using the experiences of disabled people to create a better service for everyone
Recently I have been experiencing for myself the frustrations faced when going to buy a product. Thinking the product will enhance my independence however, often it has turned out to… Continue Reading Inclusive Design – Designing For All
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… Continue Reading Does Your Business Really Need to be Accessible?
The Situation As a wheelchair user and a non-driver, I rely heavily on the train service to maintain relative independence. I consciously chose to live in an area that was… Continue Reading Not Another Wheelchair User!
It costs to overlook disability Along with the other supplier processes that you need such as HR, Business Development and Sales, Disability Equality is an essential. A lot of people… Continue Reading Disability Equality – The Overlooked Essential for Any Business
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… Continue Reading Disabled toilets – getting it right for your customers
My journey to equality Over the years, my personal opinions of disability have changed and developed as I, along with my experiences have done the same. As a teenager, I… Continue Reading The Value of Inclusion
The importance of web accessibility to disabled customers I received an email the other day from a person I met at an exhibition. We had been talking about how, when… Continue Reading Disabled Customers – Don’t Ignore Them
The Context Over the last few months and throughout my career, there have been many conversations about whether the term “disabled people” should be utilised over the term “people with… Continue Reading Disabled person vs. person with… The debate continues
In This Blog: Making sure that every disabled shopper finds your shop accessible will mean that they stay longer and spend more money. Here are some ways for you to… Continue Reading Making Your Shop Disability Accessible