Gateshead Access Panel

Misson and activities:

Disability Organisation. Access / DDA Consultants. Produce 'Designing to Enable' design guide. DET / DAT Training. Research into disability issues. Volunteering. Accessible Web site design and auditing. Service User Involvement.

Our non governmental, non-profit, organization works at the national level.

We consider ourselves as part of the international Independent Living and Disability Rights Movement.

Our organization is 100% run, controlled and represented by disabled people.

We have expertise, or are interested in cooperating with other organizations, in the areas of:

Accessible public transportation.
Awareness raising.
Peer support.
Universal design.
Accessible design of buildings and services.
Accessible Web site design and auditing.
The Disability Discrimination Act.
Training in DDA, Access Auditing and DET.
Service User Involvement.

We may be able to refer disabled persons to wheelchair accessible housing or transportation or other services in our city.

We have traineeships or volunteer positions that people with disabilities are welcome to apply for.

Contact us:

Contact person:Steve Smith
Phone:0191 4430058
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Address:Unit K38, The Avenues, Team Valley
NE11 0NJ
United Kingdom

This entry added: Thursday 17th January 2002. (record #456) Changed: Friday 8th April 2005.