Essential Principles Guide for Built Environment Professionals on creating an accessible and inclusive environment

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The Construction Industry Council has adopted the six principles suggested by the Office for Disability Issues in the Built Environment Professional Education Project Report of Progress1 published in March 2016. This report recommends that all built environment professionals, institutions and related bodies adopt and subscribe to these essential principles for achieving an inclusive environment.

Access to Hotels for People with Hearing Loss

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Access to Hotels for People with Hearing Loss is a 40 page illustrated document is available to download free of charge. From the essentials of fire safety to the need for TV captions so guests can relax in their rooms, the guide offers a comprehensive list of considerations and solutions for accommodating people with hearing loss inclusively.

Blue Badge Style

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Blue Badge Style is a guide for less able people, their friends and their families with recommendations on stylish and accessible facilities.

Inclusive Design Awards Judging Guidance

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This guidance aims to assist organisations when judging schemes nominated for awards, in terms of their success in creating an inclusive environment which provides suitable solutions for as many people as possible and it has been produced by the Access Association. The guidance sets out the general principals of inclusive design which schemes should be expected to satisfy.

Inclusive Design in the Built Environment Who do we design for?

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This handbook has been prepared to accompany training delivered on behalf of Welsh Government during 2016. It also provides a resource for anyone seeking to understand more about inclusive design and its application.

Inclusive Hotels Network

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The Inclusive Hotels Network provides guidance and case studies on how access to, and use of, accessible bedrooms can be as inclusive as possible to all guests while also understanding client needs and requirements for a room that can be let to all.

Equality Challenge Unit (ECU)

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Equality Challenge Unit (ECU) provides a series of resources for staff and students in relation to inclusive design. The guidance will help understand how to deliver inclusive support services, develop accessible campus environments and make everyone feel welcome in further and higher education institutions.

Green Spaces Outdoor Environments for Adults with Autism

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This publication describes how design can create beneficial green spaces for adults with autism to enjoy being out in the garden, while at the same time anticipating and managing the inevitable challenges of the unpredictable outdoors. It looks in particular at leisure, occupation and exercise activities, offering design guidance on how to create green spaces that will enrich individual lives.

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