23rd September 2019 by Rachel Dowle
Kevin White, Head of Accessibility with the Scottish Government’s Office of the Chief Designer, explains what the legislation means if you’re a public body and what you can do to meet the requirements. What is accessibility? Accessibility describes a quality of a thing, whether a website, building or cooker. An accessible product or service is…
28th February 2019 by Katie Lyne
Dr Philip J Kirk, Senior User Researcher, writes about how the Digital Directorate is helping to make events more accessible for the British Sign Language (BSL) community. As an organisation providing services for citizens, we’re responsible for making sure our research and events are inclusive and accessible. We must include people who feel excluded. Discussions…
14th February 2019 by Katie Lyne
Making events more accessible This blog is by Dr Philip J Kirk, Senior User Researcher in the Digital Directorate. As an organisation providing services for citizens, we’re responsible for making sure research and design activities are inclusive and accessible. We must avoid unintentionally excluding anyone, for example because venues cannot accommodate an assistance dog….