Inclusive capital, human value and cultural access

A case study of disability access at Yosemite National Park

Authored by: Simon Hayhoe

The Routledge Handbook of Disability Arts, Culture, and Media

Print publication date:  December  2018
Online publication date:  December  2018

Print ISBN: 9780815368410
eBook ISBN: 9781351254687
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I have two aims for this chapter. My first aim is to contribute to the debate about how best to provide services for people with disabilities in cultural heritage sites by providing an example of best practice. My second aim is to provide a model that can be used by professionals to design access provision in cultural heritage sites. To meet these aims, I discuss inclusive capital, which is a model of developing access in institutions in five stages, and an analysis of these stages in Yosemite National Park’s Deaf Service.

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