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Barriers faced by people with disabilities accessing public services

The majority of people coming to use buildings or environments are often visiting to use a particular service or engage in a specific activity, such as taking out a book or using computers in a library, exercising in a gym, participating in an arts event, paying for motor tax in public building, attending court, attending school or playing in a park or playground.  Far too often, the needs of the user are ignored in the delivery of these essential services. For example, some of the barriers faced by people with disabilities when accessing services include:Information barriers:

The following are a number of ways that you can make your services more accessible to accommodate all people regardless of their age, stature or disability:

If you would like further information or assistance on making your services accessible, please do not hesitate to contact one of our team on 01-4151285 or e-mail [email protected]