This could affect their vision, hearing, movement, memory or thinking. Yet they still have a right to enjoy the same opportunities in life as everyone else and to participate fully in society.
This means we must design the world to include everyone, regardless of their ability, and make sure no one is excluded.
Ensuring your work can be understood by everyone should be an essential part of all your communications. Here’s a rundown of how to do it.
Tips and downloadable posters to make the workplace feel more inclusive, so all staff feel comfortable.
The workshop, led by Sightsavers’ design team, shared knowledge and tips about accessibility for creative professionals.
Sightsavers’ digital designer Matt Roberts explains how his colour blindness has shaped his career – and how it helps him to look at things differently.
More than 200 years after it was invented, Louis Braille’s tactile code is holding its own against modern technology, and is inspiring a new wave of designers and artists to get creative.
At Sightsavers, we want to make sure inclusion and diversity are at the heart of our organisation. To achieve this, we established a disability inclusion group dedicated to ensuring we are as inclusive as possible.
The group has members from across the organisation, and aims to:
On our journey to learn more about social inclusion, we’ve hosted a series of talks from guests working in the fields of diversity and inclusion: read more about our guest speakers below.
We have also achieved Disability Confident employment accreditation, and strive to improve our organisation as a place to work for people with disabilities.
Sightsavers works in 30 countries worldwide to protect sight and fight for the rights of people with disabilities. Our vision is of a world where no one is blind from avoidable causes, and where people with disabilities participate equally in society.