Heritage Ability is a new project, funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund, to support heritage sites in South West England to become more accessible. The project involves disabled people and Deaf people who use BSL in developing and piloting activities like BSL film clips, Easy Read versions of site leaflets and better access information on websites. We are working with 19 heritage sites over the period 2017-2020 to give an amazing welcome to Deaf and disabled visitors.
This work is part of our overall mission in Living Options Devon to give disabled and Deaf people the same life chances and opportunities to be active and equal members of society. We aim to build a more inclusive culture in the heritage sector and help realise its potential to contribute to a better quality of life for all.
We believe that disabled and Deaf people should lead the process of change and decide what improvements are needed
We want to recruit disabled and Deaf people across the South West to volunteer and help us make these changes. Volunteers can take many roles, including:
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