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  • FINAL Submitted by:Ivor Ambrose Europe for All Photo and Measurement Guide for Access Auditors

    The Europe for All Photo and Measurement Guide was produced by the OSSATE Consortium (2005 - 2007) in order to facilitate accurate measurement of tourist infrastructure and as a guide for taking photographs to be used for information purposes.

  • FINAL Submitted by:Ivor Ambrose Consumer Survey Report: Paving the Way to Accessible Tourism

    This report, by Carlos Buj of the International Centre for Responsible Tourism, Leeds Metropolitan University, aims to generate useful knowledge about the travel needs of people with limited mobility (PwLM) as well as to identify ongoing trends in the unexplored field of accessible tourism as an economic sector. The research carried out for this report is based on literature review, a questionnaire, case studies and interviews with experts. The findings are discussed and used to shape the final recommendations and conclusion.

  • FINAL Submitted by:Strati Eleni Prospelasis: Exemplary methodology for the improvement of accessibility of archaeological monuments and sites of Thessaloniki, Greece

    Main of the project is the development and application of an "exemplary methodology" for the improvement of accessibility of archaeological monuments and sites of Thessaloniki, by people with mobility impairments.

  • FINAL Submitted by:Ivor Ambrose European Passenger Rights

    Although the European Union has made great strides in recent years in establishing common passenger rights for those travelling by air or rail, not every European is yet aware of what he or she is entitled to. This campaign sets out to make all air and rail passengers aware of what rights they enjoy under European legislation and how to make use of them.

  • FINAL Submitted by:Ivor Ambrose Background Document on "Design for All"

    On 3rd December 2001, the European Commission, together with the European Disability Forum, took "Discrimination By Design" as the theme of the Conference to celebrate the European Day of Disabled People. This background document in 11 languages was prepared to explain the concept of Design for All and its importance as an approach for making the world accessible to people with disabilities.

  • FINAL Submitted by:Ambrose Ivor Article: Creating a framework for social learning in your enterprise

    The social learning revolution has only just begun. Corporations that understand the value of knowledge sharing, teamwork, informal learning and joint problem solving are investing heavily in collaboration technology and are reaping the early rewards. - Jay Cross

  • FINAL Submitted by:Ambrose Ivor Article: Social Media Heralds Step Change in Enterprise Learning

    A meteoric rise in popularity for social media in recent years has companies scrambling to understand its impact on how they operate. For training and learning within large organisations, social media makes existing practices appear outdated and antiquated. Clearly, equipping colleagues with the skills and insights to compete in a fast changing global marketplace requires a step change in approach.

  • FINAL Submitted by:Ambrose Ivor Special Needs Accesible Hotel (Video)

    Axess TV and CNN on Scandic Hotel's accessibility ambassador, Magnus Berglund

  • FINAL Submitted by:Ambrose Ivor Sim-dis. Simulations of disabilities website

    This site contains a collection of computer based artifacts that simulate aspects of disability. It is intended that the simulations will be used for training and awareness raising activities with staff and for teaching students in areas where an understanding of disability is required.

  • FINAL Submitted by:Ambrose Ivor Disability Rights Commission Video parts 1 and 2

    The award-winning 'Talk' portrays a society in which non-disabled people are a pitied minority and disabled people lead full and active lives. Jonathan Kerrigan, of BBC's 'Casualty' fame, plays a business executive whose negative preconceptions of disability are dramatically shattered.

  • FINAL Submitted by:Jeffares Isabelle User Agent Accessibility Guidelines (UAAG) 2010

    This document provides guidelines for designing user agents that lower barriers to Web accessibility for people with disabilities. User agents include browsers and other types of software that retrieve and render Web content.

  • FINAL Submitted by:Jeffares Isabelle TFA Tourism For All Website

    The TFA Training courses have been developed with the help of people with disabilities and industry professionals from across Europe. It is a fresh, user friendly and thorough training tool which can be accessed easily either at the work place, in an office or at home.