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YDW2021: Heritage, Access and Disability


Join us to discuss the question 'has access to the city of York improved since medieval times?' About this event We will consider examples from history of adaptations and forms of transport with more recent issues concerning disabled access to the city and public attitudes towards disabled people following the Covid pandemic. We combine the… Read More »YDW2021: Heritage, Access and Disability


Learning Disabilities and Autism: Equality and Empowerment

Manchester Conference Centre Sackville St, Manchester, United Kingdom

Prior to COVID-19 people with a learning disability or autism received inequitable consideration in supporting their health and wellbeing, access to appropriate education provision, suitable housing, meaningful employment and community services. The pandemic has compounded these circumstances, with the Care Quality Commission (CQC), Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) and Office for National Statistics (ONS)… Read More »Learning Disabilities and Autism: Equality and Empowerment

£180 – £594

An Introduction to Neurodivergence and the Cultural Sector


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.


Disability History Month: The History of Hidden Impairment


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