Consultants and National Organisations

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… Continue Reading Consultants and National Organisations

Captioning your films and videos: 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… Continue Reading Captioning your films and videos: Stagetext

Accessible Text Standards UK

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

  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