A webinar recording 60 mins. Covers tips on discovering disability in archives based on disable people’s experiences, plus insight into how the archive reveals changing attitudes towards public transport accessibility and the employment of disabled workers. The archive is a rich source of information on the latter and the presentation is very enlightening on this.
For UK Disability History Month (mid-November to mid-December) the BBIH provided a free list of over 450 key titles covering all aspects of disability. There are links to open access full text versions where these are available. They include articles, books and chapters. For more details see: for disability History month they have provided […]
Equality, diversity and inclusion showcase – London Higher A report, case studies and information on the work HEIs have done recently on gender, sexuality, race, ethnicity, disability or religion, or types of interventions such as decolonisation projects. Accompanying the report, is a range of videos from member institutions showing what they are doing in the […]
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The Global WHO report on health equity for persons with disabilities shows that the number of disabled people is estimated currently at 1.3 billion people – or 16% of global population worldwide – and they are at increased risk of dying earlier due to health inequalities.
The National Disability Arts Collection and Archive based at Buckinghamshire New University is a national resource which tells the history of the disability arts movement in the UK. The online collection includes 3,500 images of artworks, photographs, films, articles and exhibitions that tell the story of disability arts and the battle for disability rights in […]
Disability arts online, led by disabled UK artists, includes advice and support for disabled artists as well as listings, reviews, news relating to the arts and accessibility to work by disabled artists. Covers fine arts and performing arts and the heritage sector.
Free access to this set of resources is available direct from the publisher. These include articles books and audio-visual materials. Topics covered include: Queer Theory, Gender Identity, Sexual Orientation, Queer health and Intersectionality.
Information on issues faced by British disabled students during the pandemic; information on the support received and the challenges ahead.
Access the latest annual report This year’s annual report from UNESCO provides worldwide and country files on the inclusion of children with disabilities in mainstream educational settings. Previous annual themed reports can be accessed on the main website.
The International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES), along with the Disabled Person’s Organization (DPO) has developed an Election Access Observation Toolkit. The 122 page book sets out barriers to access, international and regional legal provisions/ instruments and guidelines for organising election access observations.