CMTO seeking accessibility resources

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The national community radio training provider, the Community Media Training Organisation, is seeking resources to help their trainers better include people with diverse needs. Check out their page here: http://www.cmto.org.au/what-we-do/accessibility-resources

Accessibility & the Disability Discrimination Act

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The majority of complaints to the Human Rights Commission involve disability.  What do you need to do to be accessible? All new buildings in Australia are expected to provide accessibility to people with disability and mobility issues.  While retrofitting older buildings in necessary to comply with the DDA, there is a "hardship" clause that means …

Script sheets to help people on the Autism spectrum or with cognitive difference learn radio tasks

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These resources are to help train new volunteers who may have communication or social skills challenges, such as people on the Autism spectrum or with cognitive differences. The checklist will help you ascertain (if need be with help of a support worker, parent or someone who knows the person well) the level of a persons …

VIDEO: What works? Engaging people with a disability in community radio

Featuring 4RPH's Steve Richardson & Paul Price. Facilitated by Kim Stewart, 4ZZZ. Includes some really great stories from other station reps who were there. Since 2015 Kim Stewart has been running radio groups with people with a disability (PWD), in conjunction with an array of community groups including the Community Living Association, Nundah Activities Centre, …