Spaces of Joy: Week 4 live scribe alt text


Sheet 1

A green and pink wavy glitter border with the spaces of joy logo in the top left corner: “spaces of joy” curved around a star in white with a black shadow.

The title “access riders, session 4 - Vijay Patel” is written at the top left of the page in large white script and highlighted in black.

Below “Vijay Patel” is written in large white script and underlined, “he/they” is in black underneath and all is highlighted in bright purple.

Below is an illustration of a person with short black hair that is shaved on the sides, with pink lips and wearing a striped purple top. The illustration is circled with a bright green line and surrounded by grey stars.

To the left “live art & theatre” is written in black block capitals and underlined with a pink wavy line. Below “advocate for ND artists in accessibility & inclusion” is written in black script and underlined with a bright pink wavy line.


Below there is a large pale green speech bubble that contains the subtitle “Access Riders”, written in bold white block capitals with a black shadow. Beneath the speech bubble and to the left “an advocacy tool” is written in bright pink.

Below is a drawing of a pile of paper held together with a paperclip, on the front is a small headshot and the title “Same Hanes, they/them” followed by two boxes of writing in grey.

To the right is a light purple speech bubble, inside it says “a useful way to define your own access requirements & communicate them to others” in white script.

Below the speech bubble is a bright pink drawing of a network of 5 people in circles and connected by straight lines, coming out of the corner of the stack of papers.


At the top of the page, next to the drawing of Vijay, are 4 boxes with bright pink outlines. They each have a title at the top written in black script, underlined with a bright pink wavy line, then a short description in smaller black font and an illustration at the bottom of the box.

“Personal bio” “name, pronouns, disabilities” with a drawing of a name tag that says “Emma Smith, they/them, autistic/ADHD”

“Format” “video, audio, transcribed” and a drawing of a video of someone in a green long sleeved top with short black curly hair talking with a pink speech bubble containing an information symbol.

“Barriers + requirements” “eg meltdown/quiet spaces” and a drawing of a bright pink bean bag next to a green box of ……

“How to use access rider” “ideally at start of project” and a picture of a landscape sheet of paper with a headshot at the top left corner and then 3 boxes of grey writing.

Below this, “intersectionality” is written in large black script and highlighted in light pink, with “understanding that everyone will have different access requirements” written in smaller font underneath. This is inside a box with a pale pink dashed outline along with a drawing of 5 people in green long sleeved tops. One is wearing bright pink headphones/ear defenders and holding a bright pink ball. To their right someone is pointing up to a pink information icon on the wall. To their right is someone in a wheelchair holding a bright pink piece of paper. To their right is someone sat on a large pink bean bag, in front of a notice board with pink notices on it. To their right is a person with a guide dog and using a white cane.


Below this is a pink wavy line with “some examples of disabling barriers” written in black inside.

Across the bottom of the page are 6 light purple boxes with

“Bright lights”

“Loud noises”

“Narrow corridors”

“Physical barriers”

“Lack of access formats eg BSL/AD”

“Attitudinal barriers”

Written inside, and a dashed purple curly line connecting each box to the next.


To the top right of the page “access requirements” is written in large black script and highlighted in light green.

Above this title, “for example” is written in light green script next to 6 light green speech bubbles that read:

“How to scheduling is designed and communicated”

“Communication barriers eg formats”

“Not assuming requirements - ask”

“Lack of wayfinding”

“Understanding sensory sensitivities (eg materials/fabrics)”

“Different colour paper”


Below the title is a box with a green dashed outline with “understanding what barriers an individual might face, & how reasonable adjustments can be made” written in smaller script along with an illustration. The illustration is of two people, one is in a green top and has a speech bubble containing a symbol for loud volume which is crossed out, a person opposite them is holding out a pair of green ear defenders. A pink arrow points to the right where the person in a green top is at a concert wearing the ear defenders and has their hands in the air looking happy.


Below the box is a large purple cloud with the subtitle “solutions” written inside in black script. With suggestions of solutions written below in black script and underlined with purple wavy lines, some with illustrations in purple circles beside them.


“light: pre show info” with a drawing of a sheet of paper with a purple information icon on it to the left.

“financial: free tickets for carers / access aids”

“Noise: pre-show info, ear defenders” with a drawing of a pair of ear defenders and a sheet of paper with a large purple information icon above.

“Feedback: regular check-ins” with two purple speech bubbles to the right.

“Collaborators agreements, group led agreed ways of working”

“physical: ramps, lifts, alternative routes in venue” with a picture of a purple ramp over a set of stairs to the right.

“Fatigue: regular breaks in scheduling” with an illustration of a person in a large purple bean bag to the left.

“Communication: access riders, formats” with a purple speech bubble to the right with a white ‘i’ in it.

“Navigation: social stories & wayfinding maps” with drawing of a sheet of paper with grey writing on it and a purple location pin icon.


Sheet 2

A green and pink wavy glitter border with the spaces of joy logo in the top left corner: “spaces of joy” curved around a star in white with a black shadow.

The title “access riders, session 4 - Vijay Patel” is written at the top left of the page in large white script and highlighted in black.

Below “Vijay Patel” is written in large white script and underlined, “he/they” is in black underneath and all is highlighted in bright purple.

Below is an illustration of a person with short black hair that is shaved on the sides, with pink lips and wearing a striped purple top. The illustration is circled with a bright green line and surrounded by grey stars.


Below and to the right is a light green circle with “access clash” written in large black and white block capitals. To the left of the circle is an illustration of three people sitting at a pink table; one is in a long sleeved green top and is reading from a sheet of paper, above their head is a grey speech bubble with a white question mark in it. To their left are two people in long sleeved purple tops, one has curly grey hair and a grey speech bubble above their head with a white “i” in it, the other has green curly hair and two grey speech bubbles above their head with white ticks in them. To the right is another grey speech bubble with a white cross in it.

Below and to the left is a large speech bubble with a grey outline and “facilitated conversations to come to agreements / solutions” written inside in black script.


To the right is an illustration of an access rider, in a circle with a dashed pink outline. To the right is a small purple circle with a white envelope inside, with “email” written in black script to the right. Below is a small purple circle with a white cloud in it and to the right it says “online storage” in black script. Below is a small purple circle with a white outline of a rectangle in it, to the right it says “print outs” in black script. Below is a small purple speech bubble with a white “i” in it, to the right “verbally” is written in black script. Below the pink dashed circle the caption “ways to circulate access riders with the project” is written in bright pink.


Below is a picture of a person with a beard and black hair wearing a long sleeved green top and holding a sheet of paper in front of them. The drawing has a dashed pink circle around it and to the right it says “access lead”, “director” and “venues/tech” each with a purple icon of a person to the right of the words. Below it, written in pink, is “who should see the access rider?”and to the right “& others agreed by the artists” is written in grey.


To the right, at the top of the page “how regularly should you check in on access?” is written in pink script. Below is a drawing of two people sitting at a table with two sheets of paper with writing on in front of them, with a dashed pink circle around them. To the right of the drawing are five small purple circles each with a white symbol in and with writing to the right:

A clock with “depends on length of project”

An exclamation mark with “changes to schedule or show”

A love heart with “whenever is comfortable”

Three people with “can be integrated in team meetings”

A tick with “group working agreements”.


Below is a drawing of two people, one with black hair and a beard and one with pink hair in a ponytail and both in long sleeved green tops. The drawing has a pink dashed circle around it and to the right are three purple circles with white symbols in each and righting to the right.

“Collective responsibility” with a network of circles connected by straight lines.

“Lead producer” with a symbol of a person

“Artist” with a symbol of a person.

Below is the caption “who is responsible for the access rider and how it works in practise (sic)”.


A curly black arrow points up and to the right, to an illustration of a person in a long sleeved purple top and short green hair that is shaved on the sides. They are gesturing to their left to a symbol for a wheelchair user which is in a purple circle. A purple speech bubble below which reads “artists should always lead”.

A curly black arrow points from the drawing of the person up to “but you should budget for access” which is written in white and highlighted in purple.

A black arrow points to the right where “consider providing access rider templates” is written in white and highlighted in purple.

A curly balck arrow points back to the left where “explore funding support and schemes artists” is written in white and highlighted in purple.

A curly black arrow points to the left back to the purple speech bubble.


Below is a large thought bubble, outlined in baby pink. Inside is written “remember… some individuals might not be comfortable with access riders, flexibility and support on other formats”.


To the left of the page “access rider example” is written in large bubble writing, inside a pink outlined speech bubble. Below is an illustration of an access rider: a sheet of paper with a pink header that includes a headshot and the words “Joe Phillips, 34, he/him”. Below the header is written “ADHD” then “requirements” with bullet points beneath:

“Text in different formats”

“Clear scheduling”

“Patience”

“Different ways to record / receive information”

To the left of the sheet of paper are 5 pink speech bubbles that have white love hearts, question marks, exclamation points and information symbols in. The are coming up from an illustration of two people sat at a table, one with green cropped hair who is wearing a long sleeved purple top and the other in a long sleeved green top who has a beard and shot black hair. They are reading from two sheets of paper.

To the right of the illustration of the access rider are numbered points:

“1. Confirm receipt / consent to share” with a curly pink arrow pointing to ““What don’t you want shared?” eg diagnosis” written in grey. Below in pink is “who” “what” “when”.

“2. Use font specified in email response”

“3. Let the artist dictate the access process” with “access riders are subject to change - regular check ins” written in bright pink below.


To the right, in the centre of the page, is an illustration of a building with a circular set of stairs going to the front door. Two people are in front of the building; one is standing and has a long sleeved green top, with short black hair, the other has short green hair, is wearing purple and is in a wheelchair. A green speech bubble above the wheelchair user says “ramp”, and a green dashed line flows from them to the front door.

Below this illustration “conversation between artist, producer and venue” is written in black and highlighted in green.

Below in black script is written ““different venues might not have the understanding, experience and process of accessibility” as producers it can be our responsibility to ensure this is addressed and implemented”.

A curly black arrow points to the right where “but it’s recommended you integrate specific access workers to ensure access is seamless” is written in black script.

Above this is a second illustration of the twop people in front of the circular set of stairs. The person in the wheelchair is waving to a third person who is in a green top and has pink hair and is waving back. A pink ramp is on the steps and they are surrounded by grey stars.


Above is an illustration of an information card with a purple header that reads “xyz theatre”. Below the header is says “we have” followed by the bullet points:

“Fully accessible building”

“Accessible toilet (with hoist)”

“Quiet rooms”

“Creative support workers”

“Sensory rooms”

To the right of the illustration, in differing black and green fonts is written “clear & transparent communication e.g access to info on website”.


Below written in black and highlighted in green is the quote “who you should contact in case of”, followed by “support workers” “support managers” “access aides” each written in black and highlighted in pink.

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