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Including Everyone.

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Inclusive meetings

Meetings are an important part of working together. They can be a place to find out information, have your say and share ideas.

Whether meeting in person or online, there are lots of ways to make sure everyone feels included and can contribute.

Inclusion Advisors with an intellectual disability shared their experiences of good and bad meetings. This includes the things that make a difference when planning or running meetings.

In this section you will find guides and tips on:

  • planning inclusive and accessible meetings
  • running and chairing inclusive meetings
  • accessible online meetings

Resources on this topic

Front page of Guide to Running Inclusive Meetings

Guide: Running inclusive meetings

This guide covers:

  • What makes an inclusive meeting?
  • Why inclusive meetings matter
  • Chair and support people
  • Ideas for including everyone
Front page of Guide to Running Inclusive Online Meetings

Guide: Running inclusive online meetings

This guide covers:

  • Online accessibility
  • On the day of the meeting
  • Remembering digital literacy and the digital divide
First page of Preparing for an Inclusive Meeting tip sheet

Tip sheet: Preparing for an inclusive meeting

This guide covers:

  • Meeting purpose and papers
  • Meeting time and location
  • Reflective practice activities: preparing for inclusive meetings
First page of Running an Inclusive Meeting tip sheet

Tip sheet: How to run an inclusive meeting

This tip sheet covers:

  • Beginning, during, and ending the meeting
  • Including everyone
  • Reflective practice activities: running inclusive meetings
First page of Inclusive Meetings Online tip sheet

Tip sheet: Inclusive online meetings

This tip sheet covers:

  • Thinking about online accessibility
  • Running inclusive meetings
  • Reflective practice activities: inclusive online meetings