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Induction loops

Written or spoken English is not the way everyone communicates. Here is the third of our four part series on alternative formats. Induction loops or infra-red hearing systems are often put together in everyday terms and simply known as “induction

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State of Access Report 2014

Attitude Publication date: 2014 Ranking: useful This report gives you an idea of what access is like to music venues for deaf and disabled people. Have a look as well at their case studies on the Case Studies Index page 

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Building Bulletin 93 Acoustic design of schools

Dept of Education Publication date: 1993 Ranking: Useful Building Bulletin 93 aimed to give supporting advice and recommendations for planning and design of schools for anyone involved in the design of new school buildings. How to view a copy Follow

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Designing for the Disabled

Selwyn Goldsmith First published: 1963 Royal Institute of British Architects Ranking: Useful First authoritative guide on physical design for disabled people covering wide range of issues and subjects from external hard landscaping and urban design to internal details such a

Posted in Accommodation, Design Standards (Environment), Doors, Hearing Equipment, Highways, Historic Buildings & Landscapes, Housing, Schools, Signage, Urban Design

Code of practice for audio-frequency induction-loop systems (AFILS)

British Standards Institution Publication date: 2010 Ranking: Essential Recommends design, planning, installation, testing, operation and maintenance for audio frequency induction loop systems (AFILS) where the signals are communicated to users of hearing aids equipped with magnetic pick-up coils. Click here

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