Category Archives: Disability

Outside Voices

I was very pleased to work on this valuable project – an anthology of lived experience and stories of connections with the outdoors. The Youth Hostel Association (YHA) has some amazing spaces in amazing places and ensuring access to them – for all – is their charitable purpose. They are working towards this goal and know it is… Read More »

Special School Leaders

NASS launches a new book ‘Special School Leaders – Case Studies from Leaders of Independent Schools and Non Maintained Special Schools’. Published by NASS and edited by Matt Overd and Anita Kerwin-Nye this resource shares the experiences of school leaders who took part in this year’s NASS Leadership Programme.

How arts and culture can make invaluable contributions to education

Arts and culture can make invaluable contributions to the education, health and wellbeing of disabled people, but they do not have the same access as nondisabled people. Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) and Arts and Culture organisations have been setting a path towards greater inclusion of young people with disabilities for some time. And many research reports, networks, initiatives and conferences have highlighted this as a common theme.