This toolkit is based on the belief that making small adjustments in your museum will help enormously visitors with dyslexia.
‘Your museum must have plans to maintain, and where possible to improve:
- the physical, sensory and intellectual access to your collections
- information about your collections
- access to the buildings housing your collections
This might be in a separate access plan, or as part of your forward or business plan or in an audience development plan.’
(Accreditation standard, November 2018)
This resource are guidelines for museums developing recorded audio-descriptive guides for their blind and partially sighted audiences.
This guide offers simple ideas to help overcome the hurdles faced by those with visual impairments in visiting museums and heritage sites.
A selection of tips for various social media platforms.
This resource includes information on: adding digital subtitle files; best practice for subtitling your videos; training in how to subtitle your online content; and subtitling your live stream.
These guidelines look at how cultural heritage organisations can make the films they publish online as inclusive as possible for blind and partially sighted audiences. They include tips on doing this at the planning and capture stages.
This resource includes: meeting government accessibility requirements, and thinking about accessibility from the start.
This resource includes: ensuring the organisation is ready to act on the group’s advice; and that the organisation has the resources to run the group long-term.
This resource helps museums, galleries and other cultural organisations to better welcome families and young people with autism.
The resource is designed with the small museum in mind, but the principles it is based on can be used by anybody anywhere. Organisations can make a real impact on the wellbeing of those living with dementia with only a small initial investment of time, in order to create impact which affects an entire community.
This resource helps heritage sites get started on becoming dementia-friendly organisations. It contains information about how dementia affects people’s experience of interacting with heritage. It also provides tips, guidance and signposting to help heritage sites become more dementia-friendly.
Sensing Culture was a project, led by RNIB, with the aim of removing the barriers that prevent blind and partially sighted people (BPS) from accessing their heritage.
These guidelines are designed to help improve the access information provided by museums, in particular for blind and partially sighted people.
The Web Accessibility Initiative provides resources on its website and works by developing support materials to help understand and implement web accessibility and developing resources, through international collaboration.
The official site to create and publish accessibility guides, from VisitEngland and VisitScotland.
This resource is a marketing toolkit for destinations which showcases examples of best practice in sustainable tourism across England.
This guide provides advice and guidance on ensuring a good visitor experience. It includes case studies and top tips.