Posts Tagged: Blog

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Issues of prejudice still within communities

Growing up as a female British Indian in a predominantly Caucasian British community, personally was a challenge for me, but these challenges are defi...
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Mary Seacole Memorial Statue Appeal

Written By Trevor Sterling A historic memorial statue celebrating the life of Mary Seacole, the nurse of Jamaican and Scottish descent, best known for...
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Challengers – Inclusion

My name is Laura Sercombe and I have the pleasure and honour of being the CEO of Challengers, an amazing charity that is championing inclusion for dis...
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Northampton Youth Forum and beyond…

By Lindsey Ambrose, Diversity, Equality and Inclusion Lead, St Andrew’s Healthcare National Diversity Awards – Community Organisation: Age – Win...
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Five Years Ago

Written By: Christopher Malpas Five years ago today a GDMI (Guide Dog Mobility Instructor) entered my life and started, what for her would be just a n...
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Autism and Dyspraxia: Hidden Diagnoses, Silent Stories

Written By: Jonathan Andrews It has been well documented in various studies that a large number of people across the autistic spectrum experience symp...
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The Happy Bride Guide

Written By: Bryon Cole At The Happy Bride Guide, we believe that diversity enriches our performance, service delivery, the communities where we live a...
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Autism and Bisexuality: Overlaps and Obstacles

Written By: Jonathan Andrews As well as being autistic, I’m also bisexual – and I’ve found many autistic friends or acquaintances tend to identi...
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Why I want more disabled characters in books

Teen blogger Megan The Book Addicted Girl kicks off a day of celebrating disabilities diversity in children’s books – and calling for more. About ...
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Why we have to create more disabled characters in children’s fiction

Author Susie Day grew up in 1980s when her personal experience of people with disabilities was Joey Deacon on Blue Peter. Disability in books was a ca...