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Disability awareness and planning for accessibility

Disability awareness and planning for accessibility

How to plan an accessible and inclusive event

The guide is called “Disability Awareness and Planning for Accessibility during Events” and offers plenty of valuable information such as:

  • An introduction to disability awareness when organizing any kind of event. This includes understanding common barriers to accessibility in events and venues, as well as the economic benefit of inclusivity.

  • A guide to help event planners understand their responsibilities and legal obligations. For example, the UK Equality Act requires all events – including conferences and exhibitions – to be accessible and inclusive, and makes it illegal to discriminate against disabled attendees.

  • Lots of practical and useful tips, advice, and information to help plan and organize a safe and disabled-friendly event – including guidelines, best practices, and checklists to help prepare and improve event accessibility.

  • This guide is also part of a larger resource on event safety and planning – so you and your readers may find other tools and resources that could be useful for anyone organizing an event.

You can check out the full guide here:


Posted on: September 15, 2020, 6:22 am Category: Uncategorized

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