Making events accessible
Published: March 2012
Review date: March 2015
Access is the same for non-disabled people as disabled people. You wouldn’t hold a meeting on the 10th floor with no lifts, or where there was nowhere to sit, or in pitch blackness or even where all documents were given out in Braille.
This web resource is for anyone who is organising an event and wants to make it accessible. It is a practical handbook to make any event – whatever the size, whoever the participants – inclusive, so that everyone can take part in the way that best suits them.
Key issues facing event organisers.
The importance of access issues and how this web resource was produced.
Issues to consider when selecting a venue for a meeting or event, including transport.
Other issues to address to ensure that all aspects of your event are accessible.
Making sure everything goes smoothly on the day.