For this years Celebrate Difference and Diversity event we organised and ran a photo competition entitled ‘What Diversity Means to Me’.
We received 11 excellent entries, all very different and meaningful.
The winner was entry 11 from Sally Gill in
The first national conference of the UK’s disabled workforce is being arranged by the Univesity of Manchester’s Disabled Staff Network. The conference will take place on 6 June 2014 and is entitled ‘What are we Hiding?’
To find out more
Scope’s latest campaign is entitled ‘End the Awkard’ aimed at reducing the awkwardness some people feel around disabled people. Find out more about the campaign on the Scope website.
Portugal’s Helena Costa is to be the highest-profile female manager of a European men’s team after being named head coach of Clermont Foot in France.
Costa, a former scout for Scottish Premiership side Celtic, has coached the Iran women’s team
In 1973 BBC Two’s Horizon – which celebrates its 50th birthday this month – made its first documentary about deafness. Some forty years later it serves as a fascinating time capsule of attitudes to deafness at the time.
The OED defines “disclosure” as the action of making new or secret information known. But for disabled people, it tends to have a more specific usage – one that causes much soul-searching and indecision.
What is disclosure?
It’s never far
May is National Walking Month and we have chosen Nina Barough as our Diversity Champion for the work she does as founder of the ‘Walk the Walk’ charity which raises money for and awareness of breast cancer.
Walk the Walk
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