Accessibility resources

Explore our top tips and advice on finding or improving accessibility in the workplace, at events, online, and in day-to-day life.

Making your business accessible

There are very simple but effective ways to make your workplace more accessible for visually impaired staff. We round up seven tips in our blog.

Making your event accessible

We share our tips on the key things to cover when planning an event to ensure your event is accessibility friendly, and how we applied these at our Henshaws Awards.

Tips for communicating and providing services for visually impaired people

We teamed up with Manchester CCGs to understand how visually impaired people access health services, and how they can engage the group better. We share our findings and top tips.

Accessible toilets blog

Following our video, “Do blind men sit down to pee?”, blogger ‘Cane and Able’ has written a great response piece which explores the topic of public toilets in a lot more depth.

Supporting visually impaired customers

We produced these top tip cards with simple, easy to follow advice for staff when supporting visually impaired customers. We share these cards with businesses, restaurants, shops, etc. across the country to help share good practice, increase staff confidence and enhance customer experience.

Download our resource and share the word, or if you’d like some copies in the post, get in touch with us on 0300 222 5555 or at info@henshaws.org.uk.

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Conquering digital accessibility for disabled people

Our volunteer Tom takes us through his top tips for accessing and using technology that can help make life that bit easier.

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Accessible banking

Most banks offer a range of services to make everyday banking more accessible for VI people. Our Tech Talk group share the best features that can help you bank independently.

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Make typing on the iPhone more accessible

We review three solutions to make typing on the iPhone easier and more accessible: Siri and Dictation, the Bluetooth keyboard and FlickType, explaining how they work and their pros and cons.

Social media accessibility: Facebook and Twitter

How accessible is Twitter and Facebook for visually impaired users? Debs runs through their accessibility features in our blog.

Social media accessibility: Instagram, Snapchat and YouTube

Alice explores in our blog the accessibility of the photo sharing platforms Instagram, YouTube and Snapchat for visually impaired users.