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Our New Look Welcome to our new logo designed by Lizzie Morgan http://lizfolio.wordpress.com/ and our new banner is by Redstart Arts.  Redstart formed in 2011. Redstart Arts aims to develop and deliver visual arts for adults with learning disabilities. They act more »

BDA appeal for information regarding dyscalculia ~ Steve Chinn

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 »

The Employers Stammering Network

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 »

Event: Practical tips on making your museum accessible ~ GEM West Midlands

Event by: Rebecca Coles and Penelope Thomas for GEM West Midlands A one day workshop offering you practical tips you can use in your museum to make it more accessible to an audience with differing needs. All speakers have real more »

Disabled People and Terminology ~ Michèle Taylor

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 »

DCN Banner Art ~ Redstart Arts

What we do Redstart Arts aims to develop and deliver visual arts for adults with learning disabilities. We act as a platform for artists with learning disabilities, enabling them to work collaboratively with creative professionals to create high quality art, more »

AXSChat speaks to Becki Morris about the Disability Co-operative Network

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 »

BBC Cape Project for neurodiverse talent in the workplace

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: Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) Courses – Peterborough and Fenland Mind

Free training: Peterborough and Fenland Mind offer Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) training to organisations, community groups and members of the general public.

British Sign Language in the Art World ~ Edward J Richards, Cutting Edge Design Limited

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 »

PRESS RELEASE: New conference to encourage fresh thinking on work with young people with learning disabilities

Press release : 16 December 2015 New conference to encourage fresh thinking on work with young people with learning disabilities  A two day conference for the arts sector to be held at Birmingham Hippodrome  Is that all there is? will spark new more »

Tom’s Ship of Stories ~ Alison Hale, Peoplescape Theatre

        A multi-sensory storytelling project for special schools created by Peoplescape Theatre. In partnership with National Maritime Museum, Cutty Sark and Horniman Museums and Gardens. Funded by the Arts Council Peoplescape are a theatre education company working more »

PRESS RELEASE: Royal Shakespeare Company Continues Its Commitment To Semi-Integrated British Sign Language Performances

PRESS RELEASE: Royal Shakespeare Company Continues Its Commitment To Semi-Integrated British Sign Language Performances.
The Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) family Christmas show, Wendy & Peter Pan, will be the next semi-integrated British Sign Language performance staged on 20 January.

Looking back at the Inclusive Heritage conference

Heritage Lottery Fund have now published their Inclusive Heritage feature summarising the conference highlights and reference materials.

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