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Talking Inclusion – Usher Syndrome ~ Molly Watts

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Open to Inclusion? Check out our friend Molly Watts who is a consultant and advocate for Usher Syndrome. She believes that the world has to be accessible to all.  Follow her website and blog via http://www.mollywatt.com/ Find out what Usher Syndrome is via her video blog here: [embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QbeNmZ1SEm8[/embedyt] And how assistive technology is an […]

Let’s Talk Accessibility by Barclays Access

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Barclays Access have recently produced a video called ‘Let’s Talk Accessibility’. It shows how accessible service delivery and workplace does not necessarily mean for disabled people only.  Instead it shows how more inclusive practice can support more people and better service delivery for the organisation. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sIGTC1iJmnk

Disability Coi-operative Network

AXSChat speaks to Becki Morris about the Disability Co-operative Network

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AXSChat speaks to Becki Morris about Disability Co-operative Network in Museums We were extremely proud to be invited to speak to Debra Ruh, Antonio Santos and Neil Milliken from @AXSchat about our work with the DCN, our aims for museums to be more inclusive to people working in and visiting museums and working collaboratively across […]

The Department of Ability Poster (Comic)

The Department of Ability

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My name is Dan proud father to the incredible, strong, funny action seeking Emily who uses a wheelchair and has Spina Bifida.
When Emily was small she said “i don’t see wheelchairs on the telly..are they allowed?” GULP…WOW…what a statement!

Social Media 101 for Community of Persons with Disabilities ~ Debra Ruh, @debraruh

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I am often asked why I adore social media. Why? It has the power to change lives and connect the community of persons with disabilities. It is critical for the billion people with disabilities globally to come together on social media. If our community came together on social media – we would be hard to ignore.

Defending our true selves – being museums ~ Maria Vlachou, Access Portugal

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Along the course of the 20th century, museums created an identity crisis for themselves. One that has deeply influenced the way people perceive them, still today, and, consequently, their relationship with them.