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  • LGBT History Month and Parapride

    LGBT History Month and Parapride

    See a roundup of in-person and online activities from Sheffield-based organisers celebrating LGBT+ History Month 2022. Parapride has also launched a new digital project: Our Stories – a series of video testimonials that feature co-members of the LGBTQIA+ Disabled community, talking about ‘disability inclusion in the queer community’.

  • Disability History Past and Present

    Disability History Past and Present

    UK Disability History Month ( 18 Nov-18 Dec ) is an annual event creating a platform to focus on the history of disabled peoples’ struggle for equality and human rights and to build resources on various themes.Find out about this year’s themes of ‘Hidden Impairments’ and Sex and Relationships, thier workshops and festival events throughout the month.

  • UK Disability History Month : Following Patient 36 Digital Story

    UK Disability History Month : Following Patient 36 Digital Story

    To celebrate UK Disability History Month this year, the DIY Theatre Company has launched “Following Patient 36” , a performance piece exploring Learning Disability History and the resilience of people with learning disabilities in Salford and Greater Manchester. UK Disability History Month is taking place from 18th November until Friday 18th December 2020.

  • Disability History Online Survey

    The history of disabled people is as long as the history of the human race; but is rarely discussed in schools. The Disability History Network have launched an online survey to find out what kind of stories you believe should be taught to secondary school aged children learning about disability history.

  • Looking Back At The Teaching Of Disability History

    The University of Sheffield’s history department is hoping to build an educational resource about disability finding out what people learnt about the British Empire and disability history in general, during their education. Senior lecturer Dr Esme Cleall would love to hear from you if you’d like to contribute your viewpoint.

  • Exhibition Charts 120 years of Disabled Living

    Newly discovered photographs charting the 120-year history of the charity, Disabled Living, are on show in a permanent exhibition in Manchester.The photographs offer a unique chance to see the history of a disability charity in the UK.

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