Peter Mittler – “Language and Disability: From Holocaust to Austerity Britain”

December 8, 2016 by admin

An essay by Peter Mittler for UKDHM 2016. Presented at event hosted by Manchester City Council’s Disabled Staff Group at City Library, St Peter’s Square, Manchester
November 30 2016

Download the essay here

Leeds student’s online campaign to challenge the word ‘suffer’ used in relation to disabled people

December 2, 2016 by admin

This video has been made for Disability History Month UK at the University of Leeds, the Centre for Disability Studies in partnership with Leeds University Union Disability Action Group.

Let us know what barriers you suffer from with #isufferfrom

For audio-described version, please see here.

History of Place ‘Our Guild’ film launch

December 1, 2016 by admin

To mark the International Day for Disabled People and Disability History Month, Screen South is delighted to announce the launch of the first film, produced as part of the groundbreaking disability project, History of Place.

The film which shares the little known history of one of Bristol’s historic buildings, The Guild of the Brave Poor Things will be screened at M Shed, Bristol on Saturday 3rd December from 2pm – 3pm. There will be an opportunity to hear about the filmmaking process from those involved, including some of the young participants discussing the film. There will also be an introduction from Esther Fox, head of the Accentuate programme and speakers on this year’s Disability History Month’s theme: language.