Introduction to DDA Design and Audits Course
Making locations more acessible for all users
Making locations accessible for all users, whether it be those with disabilities, who have mobility issues, are elderly, is being seen as increasingly important worldwide, and is in fact law in many countries. In this course you will gain a strong understanding of how to understand how to make a location accessible friendly, and how to audit a location.
This course is for you if you:
- manage a location and need to understand how to make the location suitable for all users.
- want to become a DDA auditor (check locations for disability compliance in respect of wayfinding).
- are looking to improve your knowledge and understanding on accessible environments.
Aims and Objectives
3. Provide you with an appreciation of what to look for in accessible audits and how to make locations more environmentally accessible.
StartWhat is DDA and How's Its Evolved with the Equality Act 2010 (4:08)
StartThe Issues DDA Seeks to Solve (10:32)
StartWhat Is An Accessibility Audit? (6:01)
StartWhat Are Reasonable Adjustments? (7:38)
StartCase Study 1: Sports Stadium & Temporary Events Example (5:19)
StartGetting Started and Final Considerations (5:53)
Paul has a PhD in Wayfinding and has provided wayfinding consultancy for a number of locations including international airports, bay trails, university campuses and hospitals. Paul also runs TravelWayfinding.com.
"Another extremely useful course. A key subject area for the signage industry also and one that I recommend to you!" - James Townsend, UK Sales Manager, SignsExpress.co.uk