Last updated: May 22, 2016
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- ACM's SIGACCESS Accessible Conference Guide
- Accessible Events: Planning and Preparation are Key
This article is from ADA In Focus.
- Accessible Information Exchange: Meeting on a Level Playing Field
This publication is from the U.S. Department of Justice.
- Association of Science and Technology Centers: Accessible Best Practices
ASTC offer resources for accessible science centers, museums, exhibits, displays, presentations, tours, and meetings.
- Barrier-free meetings: a guide for professional associations by Martha Ross Redden
- DC Government Guide on Accessible Meetings & Conferences(.pdf)
- Frequently Asked Questions About Accessible Meetings
- How to Plan Events that Everybody Can Attend
This document is from the New York State Department of Health.
- Meetings Checklist (.pdf)
- On-Line Tutorial on Planning Accessible Meetings
from the "Section 508 site Universe Training" at this site. The "Accessible Conference" course takes about 2 hours to complete.
- Planning Accessible Conferences and Meetings: An ERIC/OSEP Information Brief for Conference Planners
This guidance is from the Education Resources Information Center / Office of Special Education Programs.
- Planning Accessible Meetings, Courses, and Conferences – a tool for the all-inclusive organiser (English version) (.pdf) [Norway]
- Planning a Great Meeting, by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. (.pdf) Suggestions for ways to make a meeting accessible, functional, pleasant, and run smoothly.
- Removing Barriers: Planning Meetings That Are Accessible to All Participants from the North Carolina Office on Disability and Health / Center for Universal Design. (.pdf) This publication highlights guidelines and strategies to help organizations make their meetings accessible and welcoming to people with disabilities. The guide focuses on small and last-minute meetings to make sure that a variety of participants are included in all aspects of organizational life. This booklet is by the North Carolina Office on Disability and Health in collaboration with The Center for Universal Design
- Section 504 Programs and Activities Accessibility Handbook (.pdf)
This publication from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), is designed for entities who received federal funding, but the information is helpful to anyone planning a meeting or event.
- See Through Barriers: Making Conferences & Events Accessible to People Who Are Blind
This publication is a reprint from the Canadian Abilities Foundation.
- U.S. Department of Transportation: Transportation Planning for People with Disabilities