ITN Tonight – Hate crime programme

November 12, 2015 by admin

See this ITN Tonight programme hosted by Francesca Martinez a week before London Paralympics investigating hate crime against disabled people.

See video here

RJ Mitte talking about his experience of bullying

November 6, 2015 by admin

2012 Broadsheet

June 12, 2015 by richard

The theme in 2012 was Hate Crime and the origins of Hate Crime.

Download the UKDHM 2012 Broadsheet

Challenging bullying and harassment of disabled people in class

October 19, 2014 by admin

A document designed to give teachers information about the history of bullying and harassment of disabled people and ideas/guidance about activities for the classroom.

Supported by the Anti-Bullying Alliance.

Download it here

Scope Lesson Plans on Disablism in Twentieth Century UK

October 18, 2014 by richard

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A disability teaching pack, all based on interviews with disabled people.

See it here

Changing Times, Changing Lives – Resources 2012

September 27, 2014 by richard

The University of Leeds produced a series of resources as part of UKDHM 2012.

They can be downloaded here.

They include the following:

  • Work of life stories of disabled people – art, drama, social studies, history.
  • Changing Lives Changing Times Manual & activities.


  • Talking Heads – Real Stories of 5 disabled people
  • Workshop Storyboard Drama and Installation
  • Performance – Based on findings of the Social Science Disability research project which looked at how life has changed for young disabled people between World War II and the present day, this musical theatre performance uses the skills of students from CAPA College and Cockburn School to translate the page to the stage.

A time-line of events relating to disability 1940–2012 – produced by UKDHM