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Cultural heritage and learning disabilities – Bath Spa University

Cultural heritage for people with learning disabilities


Cultural heritage for people with learning disabilities

Wednesday 29 November, 2023 – 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.

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