Compass Disability Services - Website Access
To enable our website to be accessed by Deaf people who use British Sign Language for communication. We would like to have a video with the information put to sign language to ensure that everyone can access it.
Compass Disability Services
To ensure our website is accessible to all disabled people and those who use BSL as their first language.
By using a qualified BSL interpreter to interpret the Network part of our website it will ensure that the information is available to view via a visual link.
To have all information available in British Language (BSL)
Activities» Contact a qualified BSL interpreter.
Success will be...An increase in the number of hits to this section of the website
To give Deaf people access to our website
Activities» Ask the interpreter to read our website with a view to signing it.
Success will be...Website is accessible to people who use BSL as their first language.
To provide more opportunities for the organisation to enage with Deaf people.
Activities» Arrange a media person to film the interpreter
Success will be...An increase in the number of Deaf people that are members of the organisation.
To give Deaf people a chance to get involved more with our activities.
Activities» Display the information on our website.
Success will be...An increase in the number of Deaf people that are members of the organisation
This will assist us to achieve our mission to enable disabled people to have equality of opportunity. Improved communication will increase participation with the Deaf community and provide a chance for Deaf people to have an input into consultation events enabling a wider representation of people’s views. The results of increased participation will be demonstrated in our Annual Membership Evaluation and Annual Consultation Meeting Evaluation Reports.
Risk of misinterpretation of data, however by using qualified interpreters this will ensure all document and information are signed professionally.
We would respond to any particular requirements that a donor has. Ordinarily we would report once the piece of work has been undertaken with a budget showing income against expenditure.
Budget - Project Cost: £1,000Loading graph....
Amount Heading Description £300 Interpretation BSL Interpreter charges £500 Filming Media charges for a professional to film and edit. £200 Salary Staff time to upload clips
Compass Disability Services are a User Led Organisation. Our Network works across Somerset and North Somerset. We have over 1300 individual members and over 160 Associate Members of the organisation. We work through consultation and representation to improve access and inclusion to all services. We work in partnership with local government, the Health service, Social Services and other voluntary and charitable organisation
Deaf people who wish to access our website.
We have established networks throughout the area and are recognised as the only User Led disability organisation in the County.
Read more about the Charity running this project.
As Project Coordinator for the Compass Disability Network in Somerset Mandy will be responsible for coordinating this activity if funding is secured
Chief Executive Officer