Unlimited, for Disabled Artists

Unlimited aims to embed work by disabled artists within the UK cultural sector, reach new audiences and shift perceptions of disabled people. We are looking to support commissions for disabled artists and companies that support disabled-led work across all art forms. We are looking for quality, innovation and ambition across everything we commission. Find out 

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Accessible Screen Fonts

Fonts which are easier to read on screens, especially for the visually impaired. Font Recommendations There are a great number of fonts which could be eligible for use as an accessible screen font. The ones I’ve chosen to show here are some of my favourites, and are all available free of charge. Remember to check 

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Designing for the Completely Blind: Screen Readers

Popular Screen Readers By the term ‘completely blind’ I am referring to users who do not use the internet as a visual medium at all. These are people who most often make the use of screen readers to convey the printed word into a spoken alternative. Popular Screen Readers include: Screen Reader Operating System Availability 

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Style Switchers for Accessibility

I’ve been working on a Disability information website, aptly called Disability Information Zone: http://www.disabilityinformationzone.co.uk/. Based in Coventry UK, I’m in the process of amassing a database (well, not exactly a database, but a page of published data) detailing an assortment of disability information for Disabled People in Coventry & Warwickshire. This can be found at: 

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ARIA Landmarks* for Screen Readers

HTML WAI-ARIA roles help screen reader users. *Landmark according to W3C means: “A type of region on a page to which the user may want quick access. Content in such a region is different from that of other regions on the page and relevant to a specific user purpose, such as navigating, searching, perusing the 

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Join Wake Your Mind Subscriber’s List

Wake Your Mind We are the magazine for anyone outside the mainstream! (NO fascists) Wake your MIND’ has existed for seven years as a magazine for poets, artists, story-tellers and thinkers who for whatever reason feel excluded from mainstream publications. It has always been distributed free of charge as a paper publication in Warwickshire (UK). 

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Thinkin’ ’bout a Revolution…

Been reading Why mental health is a political issue.. and it’s been making me a bit, you know, political… and – of course – there’s a lot of revolutionary energy going about at the moment… in fact, I feel it’s really time for another revolution. Our current system is corrupt at the top.. that top 

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Save the NHS – Demonstration in Manchester

Get Your Snouts out of the NHS! To co-incide with the Tory party conference in Manchester – a demonstration was organised by the TUC and other anti-government bodies. It was a wonderful sun-shining day, and we set off from Leamington at 6am to get to Manchester for the start. Conservative estimates for the number of 

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