Over 100 million persons with disabilities live in the European Union. However, most election campaigns do not take into account the accessibility needs of persons with physical, sensory, intellectual or psychosocial disabilities.
Persons with disabilities are deprived from their right to cast an informed ballot due to many accessibility hurdles: hard to understand information; lack of subtitles; printed materials with a small font or not in braille, etc.
This manual is intended to provide the staff of elections campaigns all across Europe with easy to implement tips to assure that their political message will reach every European with disabilities
The manual is divided into sections corresponding to different means of communication. This way, the reader can easily take steps to assure their materials can be accessed and understood by all persons.