#accessibilityguidesforall

Alright, I'm gonna post a series of statuses regarding accessibility, and making your spaces accessible. This is…

Posted by Felix Helen Henson on Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Yesterday, I decided to post a series of Facebook posts listing ways in which events and group organisers could ensure their spaces are accessible. You can view, share and comment on all of these by searching the hashtag #accessibilityguidesforall . You could also post your own tips or guides under the same hashtag and start a bigger, searchable resource!

This blog post is a collated list of the #accessibilityguidesforall posts. Feel free to either comment on this post, or search them up to add your own suggestions. I’m particularly interested to hear from deaf/HOH or blind folks, as I don’t have much experience with their accessibility needs and would like to add them. Please do feel free to contribute, improve the lists, and start discussion! 🙂

Part 1 – ramps, being wheelchair accessible and doing it on a budgetJust to be clear – 'just a small step at the…

Posted by Felix Helen Henson on Tuesday, February 23, 2016

 

Part 2 – using public venuesA public venue is by far the cheapest way to go about business. Often even ones that…

Posted by Felix Helen Henson on Tuesday, February 23, 2016

 

Part 3 – group rules you can utilise to be more inclusiveNot everything you can do to be accessible requires expensive…

Posted by Felix Helen Henson on Tuesday, February 23, 2016

 

Part 4 – on events and larger gatherings I used to go to a lot of poetry nights. I'm more than aware that most poets…

Posted by Felix Helen Henson on Tuesday, February 23, 2016

 

Part 5 – accessiblity in promotional, educational material and propaganda. Websites. Websites spring to mind. Ensure…

Posted by Felix Helen Henson on Tuesday, February 23, 2016

 

Part 6 – protocol and practice in an emergencyAny responsible group or events organiser should have considered this…

Posted by Felix Helen Henson on Tuesday, February 23, 2016

 

And that’s them! If I’ve missed things, or you have any cool ideas, let me know in the comments.

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