Sina Bahram challenges us to use principles from universal and inclusive design to help us open up our buildings, content, programming, and experiences. Keynote address delivered at Tessitura Learning & Community Conference.
Resources tagged with accessibility
1. What do we mean by an accessible website? Accessibility is all about recognising the barriers that we, as a society, have put in place; barriers that limit who is able to access and participate in the world. Disabled people, d/Deaf and Hard of Hearing people, people with experiences of mental health challenges, those with … Read more
1. Why is it important to have accessible social media content? With a few quick fixes and easy steps, your organisation’s social media can be made into a much more accessible, inclusive and successful space. And if you get it right, you’ll reap the rewards of creating accessible social media content. The benefits are as … Read more
1. Definitions Digital exclusion is when people have continuing unequal access, skills, motivation and confidence to use digital technologies (such as smart phones, the internet and computers) that is essential to fully participate in society. Digital poverty is the lack of access to the internet and/or digital technologies to connect to it. Data poverty is … Read more
If you’re publishing your brochures and other print online it’s key to make sure your digital content is accessible. Kathryn Mason at Substrakt looks at options that make sure your content works for users with access needs.
Irrespective of how a website is accessed or navigated, what device is used, internet connection, software, language, location, or ability, a website should work for everyone. Substrakt, digital agency specialising in the cultural sector, talks us through how making a website more accessible naturally results in it being more usable for everyone.
This recording has closed captions in both Welsh and English, simply click on the closed captions symbol CC on the video below and select your preferred language. This recording is one hour and 20 minutes in length. This video was produced as part of the Digital Heritage Lab ― a digital skills development programme for … Read more
1. Introduction Accessibility means the degree to which a product, device, service, or environment is available to as many people as possible. When we talk about accessibility we are talking about removing the barriers preventing someone from accessing something. In marketing this translates to our websites, our print or marketing materials and our social media … Read more
1. Introduction Over 11 million people in the UK have a physical, visual, audio, speech, or cognitive disability. By the age of 51, many of us gradually lose the ability to focus on nearby objects. Cognitive disabilities are often undiagnosed. AGE UK estimates that 7% of people over 65 will have late onset dementia and … Read more
Gemma Wright, Head of Learning at Camden Arts Centre (CAC) talks about the learning programmes she creates to engage learners of all backgrounds. We also learn how CAC nurtures the next generation of artists through residencies and learning programmes. One of a series of podcasts with museum people by For Arts Sake.