Disability Co-operative Network welcomes this important report on the State of Access in Museums in the United Kingdom by Vocaleyes We recognise with Vocaleyes there is some exciting and innovative work in museums, but there are still clear gaps to participation for disabled people, particularly people who are partially sighted or blind. Some key figures […]
The Incorrigibles: Perspectives on Disability Visual Arts in the 20th and 21st Centuries http://dasharts.org/projects/the-incorrigibles-perspectives-on-disability-visual-arts-in-the-20th-and-21st-centuries.html The drive to produce this book grew out of issues raised within two of DASH’s recent projects: 1: Awkward Bastards took place in March 2015, the first in a series of conferences bringing together an array of speakers – including historians, […]
http://dasharts.org/projects/awkward-bastards-2.html DASH’s first Awkward Bastards symposium in March 2015 was one of the first to engage with the spectrum of diversity from disability, ethnicity, and sexuality, to gender and class. Thanks to generous funding from ACE Awkward Bastards returns in 2017 to consider the ways in which diverse artists and practices have been, are, or […]
Here is the latest Network News from the Dyslexic Adult Network : DAN Network News – Autumn 2016 The Dyslexia Adult Network (DAN) has been founded to increase awareness of the impact of dyslexia and related conditions on adults. The network are made up of representatives of the major dyslexia charities and of specialists, including […]
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 space will have a link to a webpage on the DCN’s website which will show […]
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 we could collect some experiences, stories (brief, if possible) and anecdotes. Please forward anything along […]
We have had a great response from our launch on 15th September at the Royal College of Physicians and we are now officially here.
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, […]