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: And how assistive technology is an enabling tool… Continue Reading Talking Inclusion – Usher Syndrome ~ Molly Watts
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
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… Continue Reading AXSChat speaks to Becki Morris about the Disability Co-operative Network
Coming from the perspective of a casual visitor to museums and having (as yet) not professional experience from working in the sector, I feel confident enough in saying that the activities which have come my way have given a rare insight that others my age would have not had themselves. Whether it has been producing an exhibition in a museum or gaining paid roles as a result of volunteering, not only accessing heritage from a young age is a valuable opening in its own right, but impacts those like myself who have lifelong conditions to manage. Continue Reading How Heritage Embraces Autism ~ Jack Welch
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! Continue Reading The Department of Ability
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. Continue Reading Social Media 101 for Community of Persons with Disabilities ~ Debra Ruh, @debraruh
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. Continue Reading Defending our true selves – being museums ~ Maria Vlachou, Access Portugal