05 Feb Plan Your Event with All Attendees In Mind
It is important to understand the Americans with Disabilities Act. Whether it is a small event, with a select group of attendees or whether it is a larger event with open attendance. Be sensitive to the physical needs of your attendees. Ensure that table heights, spacing and bathrooms are equipped for disabled attendees.
- Have seating reserved for people who are:
a. hearing impaired to be near the interpreters, note-takers
b. vision impaired
c. short statured
d. sign interpreters
e. wheelchairs and motorized scooter users
f. people accompanied by guide/service dogs
2. Brief staff and volunteers for any special accommodations
3. Parking signage
4. Safe drop-off area
5. Curb ramps
8. Accessible routes inside the event
Most importantly, ensure that all attendees enjoy their experience.