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Village School – barriers to access

The Village School session at the Cultural Inclusion Conference asked ‘How do we make things that are not happening happen?’ They explored the barriers for disabled people accessing culture and arts, these are some of their responses:

By | November 6, 2018

nasen Connect on Cultural Inclusion

Have a look at this article on the Cultural Inclusion Manifesto in nasen Connect. The magazine from the National Association of Special Educational Needs is published every two months and is sent to it’s Silver and Gold members who are… Read More »

By | November 6, 2018

NASEN offer for cultural organisations

At the cultural inclusion conference at the Hammersmith Lyric last week, I promised to send you some information about how you can engage with nasen moving forwards.  Our offer around cultural inclusion continues to evolve, but there are two ways… Read More »

By | October 25, 2018

State of Museum Access 2018

VocalEyes, in collaboration with Stagetext and Autism in Museums are delighted to publish the State of Museum Access 2018 and launch the Museum Access Pledge. See more

By | September 6, 2018

Support for the arts in schools

Labour and Prince Charles vow to support creativity in schools, the Guardian reports. Artists and politicians at Royal Albert Hall event voice concerns over slide of arts in school. See more

By | September 6, 2018

Link: RA Summer Exhibition

Author of the Cultural Inclusion Manifesto and Lead Practitioner of the Creative Arts at Westminster Special Schools, Paul Morrow, leads a curated 30-minute tour of five works from this year’s Summer Exhibition. 2nd August 2018. See more    

By | June 29, 2018

Link: A Long Letter to Joey

There is much debate about curriculum content at the moment. A significant and feisty debate on the cultural canon for our schools. This great piece from Stephen Unwin shows why it is so important that the art and culture we… Read More »

By | June 21, 2018

Link: Is Silence Golden?

Blog by Martin Boniface. Last month, my son, Harry was excited to go to the theatre. Harry has severe learning disabilities, epilepsy and no speech, Harry loves animals and when his Dimensions support worker took him to see Into the Woods, a… Read More »

By | June 7, 2018

Example: Licence to Learn

An impressive example of what can be achieved in providing a rich cultural experience for pupils through partnerships with external groups and providers. See more

By | April 25, 2018

Example: Accessibility & the Arts

Accessibility & the Arts: Shining a light on initiatives across the country This blog from Arts Award highlights that Arts should be accessible to everyone. It shows how many arts and cultural organisations across the country are working hard to… Read More »

By | April 23, 2018

Link: Autism in Museums

Autism in Museums is a new initiative to raise awareness of accessibility for all in museums and sharing autism in museums best practice and events. See more.    

By | March 26, 2018