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Self-description for inclusive meetings

…contribution. Further reading Description Victoria, Guide to Inclusive Meetings (DescriptionVictoria.com.au/guide-to-inclusive-meetings) VocalEyes, Making your conference presentation more accessible to blind and partially sighted people (VocalEyes.co.uk/services/resources/guidelines-for-making-your-conference-presentation-more-accessible-to-blind-and-partially-sighted-people/) Credit IDEA Inclusive AD Forum, Royal…

Our mission

create them, and welcome blind and visually impaired people as a core audience. There are almost two million people in the UK living with sight impairment, including around 360,000 people

Our team

toured with Extant, Britain’s leading professional performing arts company of visually impaired people, both in the UK and Europe. She also continues to work in the disability sector supporting disabled…

Digital accessibility: QR codes and short number SMS

resources. While QR is more widely used currently, SMS is more usable. Explore Navilens as a potential solution. [1] https://www.statista.com/statistics/314556/qr-code-and-ar-app-usage-in-the-uk/ [2] https://www.statista.com/statistics/199334/us-qr-code-scanners-last-time-scanned/ Download this report as a Word document: VocalEyes…

What is film audio description?

…Alone – virtual exhibition tour https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XVfpxGbc0lg Clean Break Theatre Company, Sweatbox https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EBOBdCQuH5c Northern Ballet, Beneath the Surface https://vimeo.com/583048515/8227d62ebb November Club, Hannah Glasse series https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL_OfKb8dKgxs-pjzSJx7dzn-cI9Pis81N We’ve developed a resource to help…

Our history

people. Talking Images (2001-3) Project and publication of ‘Talking Images: Museums, galleries and heritage sites: improving access for blind and partially sighted people’, in collaboration with RNIB. Funded by Resource:…

Museums, galleries and heritage

…museums and galleries Two days, up to 12 participants This comprehensive two-day training course combines visual awareness and audio description, following which your team will be ready to deliver audio-described…

Biographies of LBS contributors

at the Wellcome Collection in London in 2009, and continues to tour internationally. It comprises 158 images selected from over 700 drawings created by Bobby between 1997 – 2008, charting…

Museums and heritage sites: online training

…sight loss. Trainees will learn how to effectively welcome and communicate with blind and visually impaired people. Ways to remain digitally accessible will also be considered. Objectives On completion of…

Support us

paid via PAYE, making a commitment to giving is very simple. Payroll Giving is a flexible scheme which allows anyone who pays UK income tax to give regularly and on…

Our trustees

…more visually-impaired people has motivated her to become a VocalEyes trustee. Kathryn Havelock Kathryn Havelock is Head of Marketing and Communications at the Design Museum in London, where she leads…

Mind the Gap: Diversity Description Workshop

Then we got into the more complicated aspects. Should the description mention people’s skin colour? If we mention one actor is black, then we should clarify that the others are…

Terms and conditions

us www.vocaleyes.co.uk is a site operated by VocalEyes (“We”). We are registered in England and Wales under company number 3469264 and charity number 1067425 and have our registered office at…

Describing Diversity: recommended reading

than maintaining oppression and the status quo.” Stonewall: glossary of terms ( StoneWall.org.uk/help-advice/faqs-and-glossary/glossary-terms) Theatre Casting Toolkit ( https://www.theatrecastingtoolkit.org/) has a range of resources and links, some of which we’ve listed…

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