About this event This year's theme for Disability History Month is Hidden Impairment. The Disability Staff Network have organized a session on the history of hidden impairment. There will be two 20 min papers: Lucy Delap (Cambridge) will be discussing 'Visible and invisible disabilities in the Welfare State since 1944' Sarah Crook (Swansea) will… Read More »Disability History Month: The History of Hidden Impairment
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This event will provide delegates with a clear understanding of The Neurodiversity Movement, current legislation underpinning neurodivergent access and adjustments, information around neurodiversity terminology, and, crucially, a greater confidence in developing neurodivergent programming, provision and workforce.
For centuries, disabled people and their history have been hidden in plain sight. Before the advent of modern medicine, any impairment, disease or frailty was often a matter of life and death. The treatment of disabled people reveals a great deal about periods throughout history and contemporary wider societies – join us in asking: What… Read More »All the Kings’ Fools: Disability and the Tudors