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Nov 29

Cultural heritage for people with learning disabilities

November 29, 2023 at 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Wednesday 29 November, 2023
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Part of the School of Education Research Seminar Series 2023-24.

About the seminar
Ben Simmons and Hazel Vernon present the links between several small projects related to accessibility for people with learning disabilities.

They’ll cover:

A Watershed-funded project about accessible communication for people with learning disabilities (completed in 2022)
A HEQR-funded project about cultural heritage access in the Frome region (completed in 2023)
A new project about making heritage spaces more inclusive for people with learning disabilities, funded through an AHRC Impact Accelerator Award (2023-2024)
About the speakers
Ben Simmons is a Reader Inclusive Education and Disability Research and is the Principal Investigator on the We Are the People project that is developing a disability research network in South West England.

Hazel Vernon is the Project Manager for We Are the People.


November 29, 2023
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm