Tagged: accessibility

My hopes for 2022

My hopes for 2022

Happy new year and here, in a jaunty 10-bulletpoint plan, are my 2022 hopes for our industry. Access. I would love book events and... Read more

Centre people with learning disabilities in your planning, publishers and festivals urged

Publishers and literary festivals should "rethink assumptions" and include people with Profound and Multiple Learning Disabilities (PMLD) in the early stages of planning accessible books and... Read more

Cat Mitchell unveils disability survey for the trade

Academic and former Penguin Random House publicist Cat Mitchell is calling on the publishing trade to share evidence around inclusivity and accessibility to disabled people. ... Read more

Hudson 'welcomes' class survey on Radio 4 Today programme

The Bookseller’s survey into class was discussed on BBC Radio 4’s “The Today Programme”, with author Kerry Hudson welcoming the data.... Read more

Concern over 'narrow demographic' accessing arts

Not enough is being done in the UK to “stimulate or realise the creative potential of individuals”, with publicly-funded creative arts reaching a narrow section... Read more

Barrington Stoke book guide for kids with dyslexia

Publisher Barrington Stoke and charity Dyslexia Action will this month release a free guide to books for children with dyslexia or reading difficulties.  Dive... Read more

The Book People donates £13,000 to RNIB

The Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) has created four talking books for blind and partially sighted children thanks to a £13,000 donation from... Read more

Accessibility is still a 'challenge' for publishers

Publishers need to work more closely with charities to ensure a greater number of books are published in fully accessible formats, the Royal National Institute... Read more

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