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 Remote working… Continue Reading Accessible Online Events – 6 Quick & Easy Tips
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… Continue Reading Does Disability Inclusion Exclude Others?
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… 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. Where to Start with Disability Language I think so much of what prevents society and business engaging with disabled people is down to a lack of confidence with the language. It… Continue Reading Disability Language: How To Talk About Disability
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
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… 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 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… 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 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
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 be inaccessible. With modern technology moving at the rate it is, we should be assuming that accessibility and inclusion in service/product design is a no brainer, but this is not… 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 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?
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