Fighting for our Rights Kingston’s Role in the Disability Rights Movement 1960s to 1990s About this project In 2017, Kingston Centre for Independent Living (KCIL) collaborated with disabled people and those working with the disability community to collect stories regarding…
Nadia Clarke’s cut in Support for Independent Living in 2021
Read Nadia Clarke’s reaction to when she heard her local council were requiring her to contribute to her care package, and then think of ways to help with her situation.
Our theme for 2023 is: Disability, Children and Youth It runs from 16th November to 16th December 2023.
Early Day Motion 561
EDM (Early Day Motion) 561: tabled on 09 November 2022 https://edm.parliament.uk/early-day-motion/60273 Motion text That this House recognises that 16 November to 16 December is Disability History Month which is now in its thirteenth year of being celebrated in the United Kingdom and…
Influential people who have impacted disability related UK laws and equal rights.
This resource contains stories of influential people who have impacteddisability related UK laws and equal rights. Launched to mark DisabilityHistory Month 2020, this resource can be used throughout the academicyear to embed the stories across the curriculum. Learn about… Ben…
Sussex to mark Disability History Month with purple flag
To mark UKDHM the Disability flag will be flying from Sussex House over the coming weeks. David Ruebain, Pro-Vice Chancellor for Culture, Equality and Inclusion says, “I am delighted that we will be marking Disability History Month. Disabled people have come…
Bad Blood: The Story of Eugenics
BBC Radio 4 series on the history the eugenics movement. https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m001fd39/episodes/guide
Eugenics: Science’s Greatest Scandal
BBC Four Series Angela Saini and Adam Pearson explore the origins and legacy of eugenics in Britain. https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m0008zc7/episodes/guide
“Without Hands”: The Art of Sarah Biffin
Sarah Biffin is an artist with a remarkable story. She was born into a farming family in Somerset in 1784, where her baptism records state that she was ‘born without arms and legs’. Teaching herself to write and draw from…
UKDHM 2022 Launch Event
A playlist of the individual contributions (without sign language interpretation) is available here: