Are you really aware of the human-centered design process to address accessibility projects in your cultural institution?

accessibility and inclusiveness approaches for museums

Raise your awareness

Familiarize yourself with the law

Look out for biases

“It is disgusting to try to make people believe that this bench is inclusive for people with disabilities.”
“It is disgusting to try to make people believe that this bench is inclusive for people with disabilities. At some point you have to stop thinking we’re stupid. Street furniture anti-homeless, that’s all it is!”

“Whatever you do for me but without me, you do against me” — Mahatma Gandhi 1869–1948

Embrace human-centered design thinking process

Source: Stanford d. school design thinking process
Source: Stanford d. school design thinking process

Step 1: inspiration, as the process of investigating the audiences’ needs pain-points or frustrations.

Courtesy of @hannahfox keynote on ‘Co-Production”- Derby Museum Canvas collection — Visual templates: http://masterfacilitato
Courtesy of @hannahfox keynote on ‘Co-Production”- Derby Museum Canvas collection — Visual templates: http://masterfacilitator.com/canvas-collection/
The Personas method: An instrument for visitor-centered products and services”, Connected Audience 2017
Stéphanie Wintzerith & Werner Schweibenz, from keynote “The Personas method:
An instrument for visitor-centered products and services”, Connected Audience 2017
Quai Branly Museum “Semaine de l’accessibilité”. The process is often as important as the outcome.
“The process is often as important as the outcome. Dialogue build understanding, community ownership and a shared sense of pride” — Bill Haley Director, Haley Sharpe Design
Captcha example
Captcha example
User journey map example
User journey map

Step 2: ideation as the process of generating, prototyping and testing ideas

ideation as the process of generating, prototyping and testing ideas. Photo by bonneval sebastien on Unsplash
Photo by bonneval sebastien on Unsplash

Step 3: implementation as the path that leads from the project stage into people’s lives.

“When we talk about institutions like museums, we don’t talk about ROI in terms of return on investment, we talk about ROI in terms of return on institutional objectives. So by making your stuff more inclusive, you are increasing your visitorship, you are increasing your engagement time, you are increasing your ability to contribute positively to the community. Whatever their institutional objectives are, these practices, they assist that as well.”

Transcript of Sina Bahram interview by Chris Hofstader, activist in the disability rights space.

Design for disabled people as everyone will benefit!

Disability is the world’s largest community group!

Return on Disability Delight Customers and Attract Talent

It may help you find new financial support

Everyone worth it!

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@Livdeo provides inclusive solutions for Museums and Cultural Institutions to create digital layers without constraints for visitors. @geedinfo @deealog

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