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How to Make Scientific Meetings and Conferences Accessible

This toolkit developed by researchers with visual impairments helps to provide guidelines for making conferences more inclusive and accessible.

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Announcing the Toolkit to Design More Accessible Scientific Meetings and Conferences

This toolkit provides guidelines for making scientific conferences more inclusive and accessible for people with visual impairments or who are blind. Developed by researchers with visual impairments, the toolkit is based on principles of universal design and includes information for meeting planners, conference staff, presenters, and attendees, regardless of familiarity with accessibility.    

This toolkit was developed by the Johns Hopkins Disability Health Research Center and the International Network of Researchers with Visual Impairments and their Allies (INOVA). 

Follow @JHUDisability and @INOVA_Network for updates on this project and more.

Access the full toolkit here

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