Welcome Aboard the AllyShip!
Welcome on board the AllyShip! Here you’ll find lots of tools you can use to make your journey to accessibility a smooth one. Throughout this web platform, you’ll find lots of useful information to support students with disabilities/disabled students within your work, whoever you may be – USI staff, an SU Officer, a Club and Society Committee Member, Class Rep, or general student. Whether you are looking for tips on making your events more accessible, wanting to know more about how to react to someone disclosing or looking to understand more about the importance of language and disability, you’ll find everything you need to become a better ally here.
If you are looking to arrange some additional training to make sure you’ve got your sea legs – get in touch! Send an email to our Student and Graduate Engagement Officer at firstname.lastname@example.org.
AllyShip Accessible Comms
How to embed accessible practice in your communications strategy to ensure your message reaches the most people possible.
Disclosure of Disabilities
AllyShip Supporting Disclosure
How to encourage disclosure in your setting and ways to respond to someone disclosing to you.
Language of Disability
AllyShip Language of Disability
Want to talk about disability rights but baffled on what terminology to use? This will introduce to person-first and identity-first language - both of which are acceptable in a general context.
Founding a Neurodivergent Society
AllyShip Accessible Societies
So you're a student leader, and a champion of the cause of disability rights! Read on for guidance on making your organisation, campaign or internal structures as accessible as possible.
Making Online Events Accessible
AllyShip Accessible Virtual Events