Planning Accessible Meetings

Accessible Events: Planning and Preparation are Key
This article is from ADA In Focus.

Accessible Information Exchange: Meeting on a Level Playing Field
This publication is from the U.S. Department of Justice.

Removing Barriers: Planning Meetings that are Accessible to All Participants (PDF)
This document is from the North Carolina Office on Disability and Health / Center for Universal Design.

Section 504 Programs and Activities Accessibility Handbook (PDF)
This publication from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), is designed for entities who received federal funding, but the information is helpful to anyone planning a meeting or event.

How to Plan Events that Everybody Can Attend
This document is from the New York State Department of Health.

See Through Barriers: Making Conferences & Events Accessible to People Who Are Blind
This publication is from the Canadian Abilities Foundation.

Planning Accessible Conferences and Meetings: An ERIC/OSEP Information Brief for Conference Planners
This guidance is from the Education Resources Information Center/Office of Special Education Programs.

Association of Science and Technology Centers: Accessible Best Practices
ASTC offer resources for accessible science centers, museums, exhibits, displays, presentations, tours, and meetings.

Section 508 site
An on-line tutorial on planning accessible meetings is posted in the “508 Universe Training” at this site. The “Accessible Conference” course takes about 2 hours to complete.