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KIDS Inclusivity Assessment Tool for Play Spaces

A free self assessment tool built upon the 6 Inclusive Design Principles, taken from the Disability Rights Commission (now the Equality and Human Rights Commission). It is designed to be used as a checklist during the development and design of new or existing play spaces, so that all aspects have...

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KIDS Briefing Paper: Inclusive Design for Play

A good practice briefing paper explaining the 6 Inclusive Design Principles, taken from the Disability Rights Commission (now the Equality and Human Rights Commission) which were used to develop the KIDS Inclusivity Assessment Tool for Play Spaces. It explains what is meant by good practice and gives examples to illustrate...

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KIDS Briefing Paper: Communicating with disabled children and young people

This briefing paper outlines some of the barriers to communication that exist and the variety of tools that can be used in order to support communication with all children. It is useful for anyone who wants to improve their understanding of communication and may be useful in preparation before consulting...

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KIDS Research Overview: Playing Outdoors? Disabled children's views of play pathfinder and play builder play spaces.

An overview of a the research carried out with disabled children and their parents or carers, from five different local authorities across England, who gave their opinions about the accessibility of play spaces which had been designed to be inclusive. It highlights the challenges to ensuring all disabled children are...

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KIDS Guide: Choosing our words - the power of language

A brief guide to raise awareness about the importance of language. KIDS takes its lead on language from the disabled people's movement and works to the social model and this guide gives examples of the words and phrases which use language that promotes dignity and respect for individuals and supports...

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KIDS Publication : Inclusion by Design

This is the third book in the Play work Inclusion Project (PIP) Guidelines Series. Packed with photos demonstrating good practice in inclusive design. This publication is aimed at planners, designers, parks and leisure officers as well as early years, play and childcare providers who want to ensure that the design...

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KIDS Publication : Everybody's Business

The fourth and final book in the Play work Inclusion Project (PIP) Guidelines Series, ‘Everybody’s Business’, offers all play, leisure and childcare providers practical advice, activities, and ideas on how best to include disabled children in a range of play settings. This publication is the culmination of the Play work Inclusion...

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KIDS Analysis and Report - The An-Najah National University Inclusion Project

KIDS National Development Department was commissioned by the British Council, working on the West Bank of the Palestinian Territories, to investigate how An-Najah National University in Nablus, could develop their provision for disabled students. KIDS analysis and report provides a number of recommendations suggesting how the University could build on...

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Publicly Accesible Toilets An Inclusive Design Guide

This guide has been developed to consider the needs of people of all ages, abilities and ethnicities. It refers to all toilets that the public can access without having to purchase anything. This includes those in shopping centres, parks and transport hubs, as well as the public toilets and community...

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Inclusive Design Awards Judging Guidance

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...

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Access to Hotels for People with Hearing Loss

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...

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

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...

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