Access to Work

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  Access to Work is a Central Government funded scheme to enable the purchase of equipment, interview support and coaching for disabled people and neurodivergent people. Information on Access to Work link is here: https://bit.ly/3aJnTY3 Access to Work guidance for Arts and Heritage here: https://bit.ly/2RMm5GR The Department of Work and Pensions has a number of […]

The Hepworth Wakefield

A Changing Places toilet for The Hepworth Wakefield

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The Hepworth Wakefield was initially contacted by Changing Places campaigner Alison Beevers in 2016, who visited with her family to talk to us about Changing Places, and the difference it can make for families like hers. We explored installing a Changing Places toilet, but at the time were unable to find the funds to do […]

I Need Straws: The importance of the availability of plastic straws on request

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There has been a great deal of discussion about banning single use plastic straws to reduce waste and toxins in our seas and oceans leading to environmental pollution.  A number of heritage organisations are now replacing plastic straws with paper straws in their cafes due to this reason. By removing plastic straws we are excluding […]

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.