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We Shall Not Be Removed: Disability Arts Alliance

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PRESS RELEASE                       DISABLED ARTISTS ACROSS THE UK TO FLOOD SOCIAL MEDIA WITH ART TO RAISE AWARENESS OF INCREASED INEQUALITIES Disabled artists from across the UK are planning a day of action on social media to celebrate the depth and diversity of inclusive & disability art on Wednesday 17 June 2020. It will be led by […]

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Talking Inclusion – Usher Syndrome ~ Molly Watts

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Open to Inclusion? Check out our friend Molly Watts who is a consultant and advocate for Usher Syndrome. She believes that the world has to be accessible to all.  Follow her website and blog via http://www.mollywatt.com/ Find out what Usher Syndrome is via her video blog here: [embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QbeNmZ1SEm8[/embedyt] And how assistive technology is an […]

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What is the Dyslexia Adult Network?

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Introducing ourselves The Dyslexia Adult Network (DAN) is a coalition of organisations and specialists working at a national level with adults with dyslexia. We also cover Dyspraxia, Attention Deficit (Hyperactivity) Disorder and Dyscalculia – sometimes known as neurodivergent (ND). The issues that cause the most difficulty to this population relate to employment in its many […]

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How Heritage Embraces Autism ~ Jack Welch

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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.

Social Media 101 for Community of Persons with Disabilities ~ Debra Ruh, @debraruh

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I am often asked why I adore social media. Why? It has the power to change lives and connect the community of persons with disabilities. It is critical for the billion people with disabilities globally to come together on social media. If our community came together on social media – we would be hard to ignore.

Defending our true selves – being museums ~ Maria Vlachou, Access Portugal

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Along the course of the 20th century, museums created an identity crisis for themselves. One that has deeply influenced the way people perceive them, still today, and, consequently, their relationship with them.