Is Everyone Invited? How to Include Fans with Disabilities
SPEAKER: MELANIE CAWTHON, disABILITYsa CREATIVE SERVICES
In the United States, events that are open to the public are required to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act, known as the world’s most stringent disability rights law. The lessons are essential ones to consider and implement at every event. This important session provides practical information and a format for designing a comprehensive Access Program for your festival/event. What are important but often forgotten aspects of a well-managed Access Program? Are you required to accommodate every request? What are some low-cost solutions? Helping to avoid litigation by being prepared.