Toolkit for Inclusive Practices

Toolkit for Inclusive Practices

While the resources within this toolkit were compiled to support  best practices toward inclusion of persons with disabilities in media and marketing, these resources will also be valuable to other individuals and organizations.

Disability Etiquette
“Words with Dignity” A resource from the Government of Newfoundland Labrador identifying respectful language to use when referencing people with disability.

CNIB Clear print guidelines
Guidelines on producing clear and readable materials to be inclusive of all persons.

Inclusion in Media Power Point Presentation
Slideshow presentation developed by Coalition of Persons with Disabilities – NL for Inclusion Training for media professionals. Click the link above to download the slideshow. 

Employment opportunities for persons with disabilities in Canadian broadcasting
A booklet produced by the Canadian Association of Broadcasters to act as a guideline to the types of employment available in the broadcasting and affiliated production sector.

Guidelines for language and terminology for News Professionals
A manual for News Professionals on respectful language and producing stories concerning persons with disabilities 

Portrayal of persons with disabilities in television programming
Report on a research study on the presence, portrayal, and participation of persons with disabilities
in television programming, including research on international best practices.