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Art & Accessibility: Tip #9

Art & Accessibility: Tip #9

Art & Accessibility Tip #9: What to know when writing about disability

When writing about people with disabilities, do you ever wonder if you’re saying the “right thing?” The National Center on Disability and Journalism has a Disability Language Style Guide to assist you in writing. And remember: When in doubt, put the person first.  

For more accessibility ideas from local, regional, or national websites, contact Kim Turner, the accessibility coordinator at the Ohio Arts Council, at kim.turner@oac.ohio.gov

The Ohio Arts Council believes that everyone has the right of equal access to the arts. Each month, the ArtsOhio newsletter includes an accessibility tip for arts organizations. For additional accessibility resources, visit oac.ohio.gov/About/About-the-Council/Accessibility.

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Article by Kim Turner, Investment Associate and ADA Coordinator



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