In the 2011 census around 1 million people living in Scotland reported that their day-to-day activities were limited by a long-term health problem or disability. This means that the current ‘Access All Areas’ campaign being led by the Largs and Millport
In my first column about the Access for All campaign, I asked a provocative question: ‘…what would be the point of gaining physical access to a restaurant if you can’t read any of the menus?’ Perhaps, I could have asked
The Access for All campaign is attracting wide support from many different people and organisations but where is it you can go for advice and support? Previous columns have highlighted simple steps all of us can take to make any
Online educational resource aimed at improving communications between health and social care staff and people with communication support needs.
Joe M., 27, applied for a position within a well known marketing firm. Joe has a hearing impairment, and had been looking for a position which would allow him to use his abilities in online work whilst accommodating his disability.
The key, the door & Dypraxia “If you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.” Albert Einstein Albert Einstein’s quote has always increased my confidence in
Access2Learning (A2L) is the Improvement Service’s free e-learning platform. It offers a wide range of learning resources designed to enhance staff development across Scottish local government, public and third sectors. It contains resources on different topics that can be used
When organising meetings, training sessions, conferences and other events it is important to make sure that they are accessible to everyone attending including disabled people. The checklists below will assist any organiser in making sure that their event is accessible
If you are looking for a basic knowledge of communication issues affecting deaf and deafblind people, then Level 1 Award in Deaf Awareness and Communication is for you. Signature www.signature.org.uk
Commissioned by NHS Education for Scotland (NES) as part of the Scottish Right to Speak initiative, CALL Scotland has developed five short online learning modules on augmentative and alternative communication. The modules can be viewed one by one as ‘stand-alones’,