How to discover your local history: Parramatta and District Historical Society

Monday 20 February 2023 to Monday 20 November 2023 (MONTHLY event)

Overview

Parramatta and District Historical Society have a general meeting and evening of historical inquiry on the third Monday of the month, from February to November. Parking is available in the grounds…

Parramatta and District Historical Society have a general meeting and evening of historical inquiry on the third Monday of the month, from February to November. Parking is available in the grounds and street. There will be a talk of approximately 45 minutes on a wide range of historical subjects, followed by the opportunity for discussions over a light supper.

A quiet space is available at the venue/ facility
Actively welcomes people with access needs.
Advise tour guides of the access needs of guests at the time of booking (includes pick up and drop off requirements)
Ask all visitors if there are any specific needs to be met

Caters for people who are blind or have vision loss

Caters for people who are deaf or have hearing loss

Caters for people who use a wheelchair.

Caters for people with sufficient mobility to climb a few steps but who would benefit from fixtures to aid balance. (This includes people using walking frames and mobility aids)

Have a step free main entrance to the building and/or reception area (includes ramps or slopes with a maximum gradient of 1:14, otherwise are too steep for wheelchairs)
Have a wheelchair accessible toilet / shower and change room
Have an accessible public toilet which is unlocked
Have grab rails in the bathroom
Have step free outdoor pathways (includes picnic areas, barbecues and shelters)
Provide seating in common areas including reception area
Train your staff in customer service for people with vision loss (training would incorporate way finding and communicating with people with vision loss)
Train your staff in communicating with people who are deaf or have hearing loss
Train your staff in communicating with people with learning or behavioural challenges
Train your staff in disability awareness
Use easy read fonts in your signage and communication materials (Helvetica and Arial)
Use floors/coverings which are slip resistant, firm and smooth
Use Plain English / easy read signage and information (includes menus and emergency information)
Welcomes and assists people who have challenges with learning, communication, understanding and behaviour. (includes people with autism, intellectual disability, Down syndrome, acquired brain injury (ABI), dyslexia and dementia)

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