This video is a piece of work that was created in response to some of the answers and comments from a survey that we carried out to learn more about lived experiences of staff who have a disability, or are carers and also intersectional staff, who are working for our hospitals.
Diversity and Ability
Diversity and Ability have some comprehensive free resources that support disabled people, including those with hidden or unseen differences, to access government support through the Disabled Students’ Allowance and Access to Work schemes.
100 people held more than 20 years in ‘institutions’
By Jayne McCubbin & Ruth CleggBBC News https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-59388886 One hundred people with learning disabilities and autism in England have been held in specialist hospitals for at least 20 years, the BBC has learned. The finding was made during an investigation…
Mo Charge interview for Sky News on Wheelchair Access and Horse Racing
Former bookmaker Mo Charge discusses his life in horse racing and gives his views on how the sport caters for people with disabilities.
Rebecca W Morris on Brain Fog
In this newsletter I have collected ideas in literature and art that helped me to understand its effects on me over the years before I had a name for it. I’m also including anecdotes and illustrations from people who suffer from it, and a visual soundscape I made to describe how it feels.
Curriculum Resource for German and Anti Racism
In advance of Disability History Month 2021, whose double focus is on invisible disabilities, and sex and relationships, I’d like to invite some representatives from the Beschwerdechor Heidelberg’s recent successful accessible Festival Fringe kid’s film You can…
UKDHM 2021 Launch Event
Powerpoint presentation and videos from the launch of UKDHM 2021
Press Release for UKDHM 2021
Launch Tonight at 7pm UK Disability History Month for 12th Year! Twin themes: Disability and Hidden Impairment.Under the definition of the Equality Act, 80% of the over 14million people who are disabled have hidden impairments. They face the double whammy of being disabled,…
ITV News focus on UKDHM
To mark UK Disability History month, ITV Reporter Katharine Walker has been hearing about the experiences of disabled people and finding out about their vision for the future.
Michael MacEwen interviews young disabled people about relationships and sex
Interviews conducted for UKDHM 2021