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Valuing Lived Experience – Learning with National Voices

Sharing details of an event hosted by National Voices. Voices for Improvement Facilitating the co-existence of Lived and Learned Experience We know that people with Lived Experience bring important insight to the design and delivery of care, and understand how resources can be directed for better value. However, they do not often get the opportunity to work alongside system leaders to support improvement. Voices for Improvement, a National Voices project in partnership with Q Community, offers Lived Experience Partners the opportunity…

my golden retriever dog, ralph, posing for a photo on a path in the woods

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How to write better alt-text descriptions for accessibility

Read the full article on the big hack website: https://bighack.org/how-to-write-better-alt-text-descriptions-for-accessibility/ Adding alt-text to images is an important part of web accessibility. It allows people using screen readers to process images on a page. It includes visually impaired and blind users in the conversation. WebAIM’s analysis of the top homepages in the world continues to cite missing alt-text as one of the most common accessibility failings. So why, given its importance, is alt-text often so badly implemented? From a technical perspective, alt-text…

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Hidden Disabilities: sunflower lanyards

The Sunflower is there for someone to choose to indicate that they have an invisible disability. This video shares just a few examples of the importance of wearing the Sunflower. Please feel free to share this to help increase awareness of what it means to wear the Sunflower. The Sunflower shop can be found here: https://bit.ly/2Hn4AnY

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