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Video: Actively including neurodiversity in the workplace

Heath Wilder, Head of CRM and Business Intelligence, Sydney Dance Company explores how we can nurture diverse neurotypes in the workplace and the many benefits of hiring neurodivergent talent.  A Tessitura Network resource.

Published: 2023 | Resource type: Webinars and films

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Stateside View: Activating Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Access in your marketing strategies

In 2020, organisations rushed to make statements about their Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) efforts and anti-racism commitments. Two years later, how have those promises been infused into the day-to-day processes and institutional strategies? Daniel Acosta, Advertising and Sales Manager, The Dallas Opera and Andrea Cuevas, Director of Marketing & Communications, Hartford Stage explore ways ... Read more

Published: 2023 | Resource type: Webinars and films

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Colour contrast accessibility

Good colour contrast makes sure everyone can access your content. Find out how to check for low contrast and what you need to do to be legally compliant. By James Barber for Scope.

Published: 2023 | Resource type: Guide/tools

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Report: Heritage Access 2022

A VocalEyes, in partnership with Stagetext, Autism in Museums and the Centre for Accessible Environments report highlighting the importance of online access information for the UK museum and heritage sector. It also tracks the changes in the state of access over the past four years from 2018 to 2022.

Published: 2022 | Resource type: Research

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Making your conference presentations more accessible for blind or partially sighted people

A useful guide by VocalEyes on making your presentations more accessible to blind or partially-sighted people. Many of the tips will help make your presentations more inclusive generally, including for people who are not fluent in the language you speak, and people with different learning styles.

Published: 2021 | Resource type: Guide/tools

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Descriptive directions and information for blind or partially sighted visitors to arts venues

While many people will visit an arts venue with a friend or family, it is important to give people access to the information they need so that they can travel to and navigate around the venue independently. This guide by audio-description specialists VocalEyes outlines the key steps to create effective descriptive directions.

Published: 2021 | Resource type: Guide/tools

UK Disability Arts Alliance 2021 Survey Report

UK Disability Arts Alliance 2021 Survey Report

The UK Disability Arts Alliance 2021 Survey Report is the first to focus specifically on the impact of the pandemic on disabled people and organisations in arts & culture. The survey reveals an alarmingly fragile cultural environment for disabled people, full of intersectional inequalities. The Survey Report has been compiled by Alistair Gentry and edited by Andrew ... Read more

Published: 2021 | Resource type: Research

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Age and dementia friendly checklist

This checklist by Time to Shine, Leeds helps organisations become more age and dementia friendly by removing barriers and making your service more accessible for all older people.

Published: 2021 | Resource type: Guide/tools

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Welcoming families to your venue

Kids in Museums shares their top tips on supporting your staff and volunteers to give a friendly welcome to family visitors.

Published: 2021 | Resource type: Guide/tools

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Digital Access and Inclusion — Getting started

This webinar recording is one of four Digital Heritage Lab webinars that took place in April and May 2020 to provide free support to small and medium sized heritage organisations during the COVID-19 pandemic.  In this webinar Becki Morris and Sarah Simcoe look at understanding and removing the barriers to digital inclusion; roles and responsibilities; ... Read more

Published: 2020 | Resource type: Webinars and films

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The Accessible Marketing Guide

A comprehensive guide to making your marketing activity and communications accessible to the widest number of people. This version was updated in 2020 by Grace McDonagh, Marketing Officer, Artsadmin in partnership with AMAculturehive, with support from the Unlimited, Artsadmin and Shape Arts teams. The guide is available in PDF, print, large print, audio and Easy ... Read more

Published: 2020 | Resource type: Guide/tools

Accessing Access

Paul O’Donnell is a solo theatre maker and over the past year, has been using Talking Birds‘ accessibility tool The Difference Engine to deliver captioning and audio description on every performance of the UK tour of his show We’ve Got Each Other. With funding from Arts Council England, he has created a resource pack for ... Read more

Published: 2020 | Resource type: Guide/tools

Ensuring your venues and events are open to all

An access guide for venues and events created by Luminate, Scotland’s creative ageing festival with the Scottish Mental Heath Arts and Film Festival and Unlimited Impact.

Published: 2019 | Resource type: Guide/tools

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How I Cope – Cara Lee

Theatre writer Cara Lee shares her journey as part of our blog series How I Cope. How I Cope  is an on-going blog series where colleagues from across the sector – and at different stages of their career – share their experiences of self-care and wellbeing.          

Published: 2019 | Resource type: Article

How I Cope

How I Cope – Jonathan Stone

How I Cope  is an on-going blog series where colleagues from across the sector – and at different stages of their career – share their experiences of self-care and wellbeing.        Mental health and balancing work and life is increasingly recognised as essential to our happiness and ability to make the most of our talents. ... Read more

Published: 2019 | Resource type: Article

State of Museum Access 2018: does your museum website welcome and inform disabled visitors?

A report by VocalEyes, in collaboration with Stagetext and Autism in Museums on the State of Museum Access 2018. A major barrier to disabled people visiting museums is the lack of advance information. Museum websites are key tools for providing visitor access information, and the absence of this contributes to the ‘disability engagement gap’; where people with a disability are ... Read more

Published: 2018 | Resource type: Research

State of Theatre Access Report

VocalEyes have published the State of Museum Access 2017 report presenting the results of the latest audit of access information UK museum websites.

Published: 2017 | Resource type: Guide/tools

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Think piece: Power Up

Chrissie Tiller re-evaluates what we mean by offering people access to culture. This Creative People and Places (CPP) case study is an attempt to contextualise the journeys being made by participants, artists, partners and teams on the CPP programme.

Published: 2017 | Resource type: Case studies

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A guide to marketing for Audio Description

Communicate information about audio described performances effectively to a broad range of people with tips from this handy guide.

Published: 2017 | Resource type: Guide/tools

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Making Digital Work: Accessibility

This report shares learning from the Digital R&D Fund for the Arts. It explores the opportunities digital presents for making the arts more accessible.

Published: 2016 | Resource type: Guide/tools