Event: Practical tips on making your museum accessible ~ GEM West Midlands

Group for Education in Museums

Event by: Rebecca Coles and Penelope Thomas for GEM West Midlands

A one day workshop offering you practical tips you can use in your museum to make it more accessible to an audience with differing needs. All speakers have real world experience of working to make their galleries and workshops accessible to a range of different needs, from establishing an Access Panel to developing specialised gallery signage.

For tickets and speakers please go to the link here:


Access to Work: What You Can Do

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If you have a disability (dyslexia and other neurodiverse conditions are included), you can apply for funding for equipment and coaching.  This is called Access to Work and it is funded by Central Government.

Have a look at this animation to find out more about Access to Work, how to apply and what you can do.

This animation developed by The Dyslexia Foundation Liverpool in conjunction with The Neurodiverse Agency.

The Dyslexia Adult Network are interested in hearing from people who are willing to comment on their experiences of Access to Work.  Please contact them via http://dan-uk.co.uk/

For further information regarding Access to Work: https://www.gov.uk/access-to-work/overview