Accessibility Training and Audio Description Services
Access & Inclusivity Matters‘ staff training uses real-world solutions and time-saving resources to help you embed accessibility across your teams. Together we will demystify what ‘Access’ means and improve Access For All in your organisation.
I can deliver all training online – email me to find out more about these options, including the bitesize 6-part Everyday Access solutions sessions
Here’s a lovely screenshot from a recent online training session with the Bristol Accessible Venues group!
Please do send me an email, or give me a call if you’d like to know more about my online training options.
Together we will:
build staff confidence – increase awareness – improve access for D/deaf and disabled staff and visitors – broaden your customer base and sales
“I have had the pleasure of working closely with Trish for over 20 years. Her experience of access and inclusion is vast, covering a huge range of disabilities and needs. She’s passionate, committed and a true Access Champion, delivering a service that is second to none. Experience cannot be bought and Trish has it in spades! Book her: you won’t be disappointed.” Paul Whittaker OBE, creator of Songs in BSL
What’s on offer?..
a&im 1: Everyday Access Solutions: available online and in 6 bitesize sessions!
Straightforward and comprehensive training incorporating: customer service awareness and inclusivity; and everyday accessibility solutions covering all departments in your organisation.
Find out more about the a&im 1 training option
a&im 2: Assisted performances and Accessible events: available online!
Explore what they are, what’s involved and all aspects of the set-up and successful delivery of accessible events.
Find out more about the a&im 2 training option
a&im 3: Customer Service and Everyday Access for visitor-facing teams: available online!
Tailored sessions to empower visitor-facing staff, such as Front of House, hospitality, box office or reception.
Find out more about the a&im 3 training option
“I couldn’t recommend Trish Hodson more highly… thanks to Trish, the Access agenda is moving in the right direction for the Singapore Arts Industry.” Paul Adams, Learning and Engagement Manager, Singapore Repertory Theatre
Audio Description services for Film, TV, and other online content
I write and record audio description for streamed content such as TV series and films, as well as other digital and online content.
Find out more about Audio Description services for Film, TV and online content
AD+ Live Audio Description – plus training options
I can provide Audio Description for your live performances to make you more accessible to your blind and partially sighted visitors – PLUS the option of training for you and your teams in how to successfully set them up and engage new audiences too.
Find out more about Live Audio Description AD+ services
Trish was trained by Veronika Hyks for film and TV AD, and has undertaken work for her since 2020. She qualified for live theatre AD via the VocalEyes training course in 2019, and has also been providing digital AD for them since 2020.
All staff training is delivered by Trish, who has 24 years of experience as an Access Officer developing accessibility for a theatre venue and UK-wide theatre company. Find out more about Trish
Training clients include:
Royal Court Theatre. Nederlander Theatres. New Wolsey Theatre. Derby Theatre. Sheffield Theatres. National Theatre. Birmingham Hippodrome. Donmar Warehouse. Sadlers Wells. Birmingham Rep. ATG. Fairfield Halls, Croydon; Singapore Repertory Theatre; Egg Theatre, Bath; Spike Island; Bristol Old Vic; Colston Hall; We The Curious; Tobacco Factory Theatres; Watershed; SS Great Britain; Bristol Folk House; Trinity Arts; Loco Klub; Chipping Norton Theatre; Oxford Playhouse; the Mill at Banbury; two independent restaurant chains, and a sports and leisure centre. With additional participants from: National Trust Tyntesfield House; Arvon Totleigh Barton; BS3 Community Development; Royal West of England Academy; Marina Bay Sands Theatre, Singapore; Singapore Arts Museum; and the National Gallery Singapore.