Accessibility and cybersecurity
28 April 2022
More and more aspects of our lives are moving online. While a lot of these changes have made our lives easier, cybercrime is also on the rise. It is very important for everyone to secure their devices and computers. Knowing how to do this can be challenging, particularly if you're not digitally literate or if you have a disability.
Women's voices on climate change
17 March 2022
Climate change is one of the largest global challenges we face. But how do we navigate this crisis in an inclusive way? This year's International Women's Day (IWD) theme – 'Changing climates: Equality today for a sustainable tomorrow' – championed and amplified the voices of women who are working on our response to climate change. We break down what this theme means, and how you can continue to celebrate and support the women taking change on climate change.
Justifying the budget for accessibility
17 March 2022
You already know it's important to be inclusive. You want to reach more people and communicate in accessible ways. The difficult part is, how do you convince decision-makers that it's important to include accessibility projects in the budget? In this article, we'll give you a few key points to help you justify the investment.
The social model for disability
14 February 2022
“The problem isn’t that I can’t get into a lecture theatre, the problem is that the lecture theatre isn’t accessible to me.” – Professor Mike Oliver, academic and disability rights activist
We can view disability through two main lenses: the medical model and the social model.
Conducting research projects with sensitive audiences: a case study
17 December 2021
Would you be able to work with sensitive audiences? Thomas Sluiter of As We Are Research shares his experience with conducting research in a trauma-informed way. To evaluate a program designed for women who had experienced trauma, Thomas adapted his approach in several ways. You can read about his approach here.