Disability History

Don’t really know about ADA? Or the equalities act in the UK? Maybe you are aware of them but don’t really know what they mean or how they came about.

Disability history isn’t taught in schools so how would you! But it’s important for us to know these things so that we understand our history and how to improve on it. So welcome to your disability history lesson!

  • Why disabled people have a rocky history with academia

    Why disabled people have a rocky history with academia

    Unfortunately, when it comes to education, academic institutions often fail even the most basic tests in accessibility. Learning how to make education accessible for students (and educators) with a whole range of disabilities should be an ongoing priority for schools, colleges and universities, but it seems many still have serious lessons to be learnt.

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  • What is Emotional Labour

    Why disabled people have a rocky history with academia

    Unfortunately, when it comes to education, academic institutions often fail even the most basic tests in accessibility. Learning how to make education accessible for students (and educators) with a whole range of disabilities should be an ongoing priority for schools, colleges and universities, but it seems many still have serious lessons to be learnt.

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