How to make your museum more accessible on a shoestring budget
Inspiring ways to raise your confidence when working with diverse visitors.Watch Promo
Inspiring ways to make a step-change in your confidence in working with visitors with autism, learning difficulties and learning disabilities.
Learn how to:
- Prepare diverse visitors for their visit to set yourself up for success
- Plan routes to the museum for those with hypersensitivity
- Communicate with visitors with additional needs on arrival using visual aids
- Design sensory maps with routes through the museum for those with avoidance strategies and those who can adapt
- Create social stories explaining gallery etiquette in the museum
- Know where to go for further help
Kerrie is a museum education, digital media and community engagement specialist with 20 years’ experience working in creative media, 16 of those years spent at Culture Coventry. She manages vocational training for young people aged 16-25 including Creative Bridges which enables young people with learning difficulties to make the transition from school to employment or further training. She is passionate about inclusive practice and using cultural engagement to develop work skills for young people.
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StartWhat you'll learn in this course
StartLesson 1 Know Your Visitors Needs
StartLesson 2 Making Visits Easy
StartLesson 3 Coping Strategies
StartLesson 4 Using Signs and Symbols for Communication
StartLesson 5 Why Social Stories Help and How to Make Them
StartLesson 6 How to Make a Sensory Map
StartLesson 7 Make a Sensory Back Pack
StartTest Your Learning
Frequently Asked Questions
When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
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