The club launched the Arsenal for Everyone initiative in 2008 as a celebration of the diversity of the Arsenal family.
Through a number of initiatives undertaken in the community, inside Emirates Stadium and throughout the club, Arsenal endeavours to ensure that everyone associated with the club feels an equal sense of belonging.
Emirates Stadium offers a range of facilities aimed at making it easier for disabled supporters to enjoy matchdays:
- 241 wheelchair accessible seats located throughout the stadium, including 13 wheelchair accessible places within the away section.
- 102 Blue Badge Match Day parking places.
- 38 disabled accessible toilets.
- A 'Changing Places' fully accessible disabled toilet. Changing Places toilets are larger than a standard disabled toilet and include a height-adjustable bench, a hoist and room for two carers.
- A guide dog toilet facility
- A Registered Disabled Supporters Scheme (Purple membership), which gives more than disabled 800 supporters the opportunity to buy match tickets at the concessionary rate of half price for themselves and free for their enabler.
- Disabled Supporters Match Day Lounge Facility available before home games. Where disabled supporters can sit in a warm environment, socialise and enjoy free refreshments.
- Visually impaired supporters are offered a dedicated matchday commentary service, free of charge and also audio Matchday programmes (available as a podcast) which is also available free of charge.
For more information: Follow Arsenal Disability team on twitter @AFC_Disability or visit the disabled supporters Information page on Arsenal.com.
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