Part 7 | Designing Accessible Institutions
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Part 7 | Designing Accessible Institutions

Community Involvement: The Key to Access and Inclusion by John Rae | October 2015 Editor’s Note: In his first six articles for the OHS Bulletin, John Rae examined a variety of access issues for museums and heritage organizations. In his seventh installment, John discusses the importance of involving members from the disabled community in your...

Part 6 | Transportation and Access
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Part 6 | Transportation and Access

Transportation and Access: Coach Company Alters Bus Route to Service Heritage Village by John Rae | December 2013 Editor’s Note: In his article series for the OHS Bulletin John Rae examines a variety of access issues for heritage organizations and institutions. In his sixth installment, he discusses the importance of transportation as an “access” issue,...

Part 5 | Inclusive Programming at Toronto’s Bata Shoe Museum
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Part 5 | Inclusive Programming at Toronto’s Bata Shoe Museum

by John Rae | December 2012 Editor’s Note: In his article series for the OHS Bulletin John Rae examines a variety of access issues for heritage organizations and institutions. In his fifth installment, John discusses how commitment and ingenuity can go a long way to developing programs that provide access in smaller facilities. John, an...

Part 4 | Expand your Horizons: Multi-Sensory Tours at the AGO
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Part 4 | Expand your Horizons: Multi-Sensory Tours at the AGO

by John Rae | October 2011 Editor’s Note: In his article series for the OHS Bulletin, John Rae examines a variety of access issues for heritage organizations and institutions. In the following article, he discusses the value of expanding your horizons by taking multi-sensory tours, not just for persons who are blind, but for all...

Part 3 | Making Collections Come Alive for Patrons who are Blind
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Part 3 | Making Collections Come Alive for Patrons who are Blind

by John Rae | December 2010 Editor’s Note: In his article series for the OHS Bulletin, John Rae examines a variety of access issues for heritage organizations and institutions. In the following article, he discusses the value of expanding your horizons by taking multi-sensory tours, not just for persons who are blind, but for all...

Part 2 | Representation of Persons with Disabilities in your Collection
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Part 2 | Representation of Persons with Disabilities in your Collection

by John Rae | December 2009 Editor’s Note: In his article series for the OHS Bulletin, John Rae examines a variety of access issues for heritage organizations and institutions. In the following article, he discusses the value of expanding your horizons by taking multi-sensory tours, not just for persons who are blind, but for all...

Part 1 | Access Beyond the Ramp
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Part 1 | Access Beyond the Ramp

by John Rae | December 2008 Editor’s Note: In his article series for the OHS Bulletin, John Rae examines a variety of access issues for heritage organizations and institutions. In the following article, he discusses the value of expanding your horizons by taking multi-sensory tours, not just for persons who are blind, but for all...