Accessible environments & services

We have a responsibility to enable persons with hearing loss to live independently and participate fully in all aspects of life - to ensure to deaf and hearing impaired persons access, on an equal basis with others, to the physical environment, to transportation, to information and communications, including information and communications technologies and systems and the elimination of obstacles and barriers to accessibility, shall apply to, inter alia:  (a) Buildings, roads, transportation (b) Information, communications and other services, including electronic services and emergency services.

Universal design” and “inclusive design” mean the design of products, environments, programmes and services to be usable by all people, to the greatest extent possible, without the need for adaptation or specialized design. “Universal design” and “inclusive design” shall not exclude assistive devices for particular groups of persons with disabilities where this is needed.


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Access Assessment Criteria
 
  • Accommodation
  • Education
  • Tourism
  • Communications
  • Employment
  • Health care/Rehabilitation

Accommodation

Important: To implement necessary measures to ensure protection and safety of persons with hearing loss in situation risk, humanitarian emergencies
point To what extent is your buildings & facilities & services accessible to deaf and hearing impaired persons?
point Please make this information available to us?  

Education

To recognize the right of persons with hearing loss to education. With a view to realizing this right without discrimination and on the basis of equal opportunity.
point To what extent is your buildings & facilities & services accessible to deaf and hearing impaired persons?
point Please make this information available to us?  

Tourism

Tourism industry

point To what extent is your buildings & facilities & services  accessible to deaf and hearing impaired persons?
point Please make this information available to us?    

Communications

Providing information intended for the general public to persons with hearing loss in accessible formats and technologies appropriate to different kinds of disabilities. Communication” includes spoken and signed languages, display of text, written, audio, accessible multimedia, plain language, human reader and augmentative and alternative modes, means and formats of communication, including accessible information and communication technology.

point To what extent is your buildings & facilities & services  accessible to deaf and hearing impaired persons?
point Please make this information available to us?  

Employment

To recognize the right of persons with hearing loss to work, on an equal basis with others; this includes the right to the opportunity to gain a living by work freely chosen or accepted in a labour market and work environment that is open, inclusive and accessible to persons with hearing loss.

point To what extent is your buildings & facilities & services  accessible to deaf and hearing impaired persons?
point Please make this information available to us?  

Health Care/Rehabilitation

To enable persons with hearing loss to attain and maintain their maximum independence, full physical, mental, social and vocational ability, and full inclusion and participation in all aspects of life.  To recognize that persons with hearing loss have the right to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of health without discrimination on the basis of disability.

point To what extent is your buildings & facilities & services  accessible to deaf and hearing impaired persons?
point Please make this information available to us?    
 
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