Cultural heritage for people with learning disabilitiesWednesday 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.
- 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.