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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 …

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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Disability Language: How To Talk About Disability

In This Blog: disability language can be hard to get one’s head around. One reason for this is because language surrounding disability is so fluid and what was the common term from 30 years ago, may not be the common time today. This blog will help to get to grips with how to know some of the more acceptable terms …

DISABILITY AWARENESS TRAINING BENEFITS

Disability Awareness Training Benefits

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 …

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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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Inclusive Design – Designing For All

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 …