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Useful Organisations

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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 […]


Captioning your films and videos: Stagetext

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Captions are a great resources that can benefit everyone. 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 Stagetext also offer training for staff in how to subtitle content, further information is via this link: http://www.stagetext.org/about-stagetext/digital

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Accessible Text Standards UK

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Guidelines issued by Government (2014) https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/inclusive-communication/accessible-communication-formats UK Association for Accessible Formats (2012) https://www.ukaaf.org/large-print/ 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) https://cdn.bdadyslexia.org.uk/documents/Advice/style-guide/Dyslexia_Style_Guide_2018-final-1.pdf?mtime=20190409173949

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Physical Access Guidance to Historic Buildings: Historic England

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  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