Consultants and National Organisations

Disability Co-operative Network

Centre of Accessible Environments

CAE offers consultancy for access audits and accessible interpretation and guidelines particularly physical access as well as intellectual.

http://cae.org.uk

National Register of Access Consultants

The National Register of Access Consultants (NRAC) is an independent UK wide accreditation service for individuals who provide access consultancy and access auditor services. It was set up with government backing to provide a single source for organisations seeking competent advice in relation to  inclusive environments and accessibility.

http://www.nrac.org.uk/

Captioning your films and videos: Stagetext

StageTEXT

Captions are a great resources that can benefit everyone.

This is a great resource from our friends at Stagetext which has tips, hows to on captions, feedback and best practice checklists.  Link is here: http://www.stagetext.org/about-stagetext/digital

Remember not to use autogenerated captions, but create your own which are easy to do. How to subtitle your own content is just here http://www.stagetext.org/about-stagetext/digital/training-in-how-to-subtitle-your-own-content

 

Accessible Text Standards UK

Disability Co-operative Network

Guidelines issued by Government (2014)

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/inclusive-communication/accessible-communication-formats

UK Association for Accessible Formats (2012)

https://www.rnib.org.uk/sites/default/files/UKAAF%20creating%20clear%20print%20and%20large%20print%20documents.pdf

Ability Net Guidelines

https://www.abilitynet.org.uk/quality/documents/StandardofAccessibility.pdf

RNIB Clear Print Guidelines

http://www.psncorp.com/Downloads/RNIB_Clear_Print_Guidelines.pdf

British Dyslexia Association Style Guide for people with neurodiversity (particularly dyslexia)

http://www.bdadyslexia.org.uk/common/ckeditor/filemanager/userfiles/About_Us/policies/Dyslexia_Style_Guide.pdf

Physical access guidance to historic buildings

Disability Co-operative Network

 

Improving Access to Historic Buildings and Landscapes by Historic England

https://historicengland.org.uk/advice/technical-advice/easy-access-to-historic-buildings-and-landscapes/

Evacuation of People with Disabilities

Government guidelines (see separate document for Scotland) on the means of escape for disabled people in buildings (2011)

https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/422202/9446_Means_of_Escape_v2_.pdf

Scotland

http://www.gov.scot/Resource/0040/00402451.pdf