“Oh, my goodness!” I said out loud. The sound startled me. And then I smiled. I had just experienced an induction hearing loop for the first time. Wow! This was an emotional moment, as most of my life I’ve struggled to understand more »
Have you ever stroked a fox, heard a polecat chatter, smelt otter dung or seen a stoat in ermine? Now you can experience the natural world like never before in an exciting new interactive exhibition at the Herbert Art Gallery more »
Dialogue Beyond Sight Exhibition | Dialogue 13 – 17 July 2016 gallery@oxo, Oxo Tower Wharf, London The Dialogue Beyond Sight Exhibition holds at gallery@oxo London, and is a multi-sensory collaboration with 16 visually impaired visual artists and performers. It features more »
Royal Shakespeare Company continues its commitment to semi-integrated British sign language performances – RSC semi-integrated British Sign Language performance of summer flagship show, A Midsummer Night’s Dream: A Play for the Nation takes place this month – New six minute more »
The BDA Dyscalculia and Maths LD committee plans to produce a leaflet and/or something for the web on the problems people might experience around their dyscalculia in their workplace or in applying for jobs. It would be very helpful if more »
What is it? The Employers Stammering Network is a membership network of employers where Network members and supporters are committed to creating a culture where people who stammer can achieve their full career potential. Launched in 2013, Employers Stammering Network more »
Terminology is important, because words reflect our attitudes and beliefs. However, some of the terms we tend to use may not reflect how some disabled people see themselves. Using the right words matters. This is not about ‘political correctness’ but more »
AXSChat speaks to Becki Morris about Disability Co-operative Network in Museums We were extremely proud to be invited to speak to Debra Ruh, Antonio Santos and Neil Milliken from @AXSchat about our work with the DCN, our aims for museums more »
DCN was both thrilled and honoured to be invited to hear more about CAPE (Creating A Positive Environment) Project entitled ‘Joining the Dots’ to attract and retain neurodiverse talent in the workplace at the BBC. Neurodiversity is a spectrum of more »
Free training: Peterborough and Fenland Mind offer Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) training to organisations, community groups and members of the general public.
Hello! I’m Edward Richards, a Deaf British Sign Language (BSL) user I set up my own graphic design company, specialising in inclusive and accessible communication. I have used interpreters for about the last 12 years and kept noticing that no more »
Coming from the perspective of a casual visitor to museums and having (as yet) not professional experience from working in the sector, I feel confident enough in saying that the activities which have come my way have given a rare insight that others my age would have not had themselves. Whether it has been producing an exhibition in a museum or gaining paid roles as a result of volunteering, not only accessing heritage from a young age is a valuable opening in its own right, but impacts those like myself who have lifelong conditions to manage.