Royal Air Force Museum

SEN Work Placements at the RAF Museum: Ambitious About Autism ~ Alison Shean

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The Royal Air Force Museum has recently embarked on an exciting new partnership with Ambitious About Autism. In June 2014 we were the first museum to receive the Autistic Society’s Autism Access Award, and were keen to build on our efforts to become more accessible.

Jodi Awards for accessible digital culture

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The Jodi Mattes Trust promotes barrier-free access to cultural collections for disabled people. Museums, galleries, archives, libraries and heritage sites use technology ever more to serve their audiences.The Trust fosters the cultural equality of disabled people by celebrating best practice through the Jodi Awards.

DASH Arts

Disability Arts in the Mainstream

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DASH are instigators and initiators of the commissioning of new work by Disabled visual artists within mainstream galleries since 2009, enabling Disabled artists to create new work and collaborate with new institutions.

Sensory Objects

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To create a series of multisensory interactive art works that respond to museum collections, to generate alternative ideas for museum interpretation, developed through art and electronics-based workshops by people with learning disabilities in collaboration with an interdisciplinary research team.

Neurodiversity in Employment by Sean Gilroy and Leena Haque

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So, what is Neurodiversity and why are we interested in it? Well, Neurodiversity refers to conditions which cause a person to process information differently; Autism Spectrum Condition, Asperger’s, ADHD, Dyslexia, Dyspraxia and other neurological conditions are becoming increasingly known by the term Neurodiversity and they affect at least one in 25 people.

Disability Coi-operative Network

This network is for charities, museums, academics, art galleries, groups and you

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The Disability Co-operative Network is for museums, art galleries and other cultural venues to seek and share knowledge to break down social barriers. But the network is not exclusively for the Heritage and Culture Sector. We want people outside the sector to also join this network to share knowledge on creating strategies in the workplace, […]