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BS 8300:2009+A1:2010 Design of buildings and their approaches to meet the needs of disabled people - Code of Practice

Looks at the design of buildings and their ability to meet the requirements of disabled people. By offering best-practice recommendations, this standard explains how architectural design and the built environment can help disabled people to make the most of their surroundings. BS 8300: 2009+A1: 2010 looks at how some facilities,...

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Building for Everyone series

Centre for Excellence in Universal Design in Ireland is a government agency which leads on Universal/Inclusive Design in Ireland. The website contains information supporting its principles of universal design including: "Building for Everyone: A Universal Design Approach" which provides comprehensive best practice guidance on how to design, build and manage...

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Accessible Tourism for All - UN World Tourism Organisation

Update of the 2005 UNWTO General Assembly Recommendations on “Accessible Tourism for All”, taking into consideration the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities of 2007. The UNWTO will also soon be publishing The Manual on Accessible Tourism for All: Principles, Tools and Good Practices, which has been...

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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 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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