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November

View Article: Accessibility is an issue even for world leaders

Accessibility is an issue even for world leaders

We are shocked to learn of the BBC’s report that today’s COP26 summit, a gathering of world leaders on the topic of one of society’s most pressing issues (climate change) was not accessible for minister Karine Elharrar, who is a wheelchair user.

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October

View Article: Preparing Fire Evacuation Plans and Evacuation Solutions

Preparing Fire Evacuation Plans and Evacuation Solutions

Setting up evacuation plans and incorporating the right strategies to suit your building premises is vital to preparing for a fire emergency.

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View Article: Disability Inclusion in the Workplace

Disability Inclusion in the Workplace

Many employers want to establish diverse workforces that include people with disabilities, but don’t know how to do so. As an organization that has a team consisting of 86% disabled persons, Direct Access believes that exemplary practices in disability employment can offer many benefits.

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September

View Article: Organizing an accessible wedding

Organizing an accessible wedding

Organizing a wedding that considers the potential accessibility needs of your guests could easily be dismissed as additional stress to a day that in the planning stages, will no doubt have many. However, creating an accessible environment for your guests while considering their individual needs is simply a win-win situation.

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August

View Article: Washington State businesses must now provide closed captioning

Washington State businesses must now provide closed captioning

A victory has been achieved for deaf and hard of hearing consumers in Washington State as a new law which took effect last month mandates that all businesses with forward-facing TV’s are now required to provide closed captioning at all times in public places of accommodation.

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View Article: Direct Access Founder Steven Mifsud MBE lends his voice to the Paralympics

Direct Access Founder Steven Mifsud MBE lends his voice to the Paralympics

Steven Mifsud MBE, the profoundly deaf founder and director of Direct Access, will see his dulcet tones broadcast to millions as he lends his voice to the Opening Ceremony of the Paralympics, which begins today in Tokyo.

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