AMA Conference 2020

Resources tagged with disability



Video: Welcoming the widest possible audience

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.

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

#WeShallNotBeRemoved: 7 principles to ensure an inclusive recovery

We Shall Not Be Removed has worked in partnership with Ramps on the Moon, Attitude is Everything, Paraorchestra, and What Next? to create a new guide for the arts and entertainment sectors to support disability inclusion. Their Seven Inclusive Principles for Arts & Cultural Organisations working safely through COVID-19 is designed to complement the suite of guidance documents already issued by UK … Read more

Culture Restart: disabled and vulnerable audiences

A report by the Australian arts consultant Morwenna Collett in collaboration with the Insights Alliance – Indigo Ltd, Baker Richards and One Further – reveals that disabled audiences may be among the last to start booking for and returning to in-person cultural experiences.

Reflecting Value Ep 3: Whose safe spaces?

What barriers to access are we creating when we bring culture, health and research together? And how do we enable a diverse range of people to fully participate in cultural programmes designed to address health and wellbeing needs?

Accessible websites and delivery — getting started

Your website is the shop window to your organisation and its accessibility and usability is critical to the offering of inclusive content. Accessible websites are a critical tool in attracting and retaining visitors and audiences. They are an essential part of building an inclusive reputation and a valuable addition in supporting the profile of your … Read more

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

Putting inclusivity front and centre

Holly Gladwell, General Manager, Rifco Theatre Company charts the journey of Dishoom! by Gurpreet Kaur Bhatti, a play that tells the story of a boy with a disability, from concept to stage.