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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 »

Event: Dialogue Beyond Sight Exhibition ~ Dialogue

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 »

PRESS RELEASE : Royal Shakespeare Company continues its commitment to semi-integrated British sign language performances

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 »

Exhibition space : Guidelines for the virtual banner

The Disability Co-operative Network champions disabled talent to museums and art galleries across the UK.  We have created a year- long pilot for disabled artists to exhibit their artwork in our banner space on our website and twitter account. The 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 »

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 »

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.

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