Giving Volume to Voices
How to Know About Me
Professor Andy Minnion and Gosia Kwiatkowska have developed a new, easy-to-use software called RIX Wiki which allows people with disabilities to create their own roadmap to tell carers, friends and families all about themselves.
The tool uses lots of different types of media like videos, pictures and sound clips to help people tell whatever story they want to. The personal sites are safe, secure and are full of features to make them easy to use.
The software is being rolled out to as many people as possible. It was even featured in New York’s Times Square.
Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD) is a genetic disorder which causes progressive weakness in the muscles. Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy is often described as a ‘life-limiting’ condition but Dr Janet Hoskin is working hard to broaden the horizons for affected children and their families.
Through her work with charities such as Action Duchenne and Duchenne UK and research projects like ‘Include Duchenne’ and ‘Takin Charge’, Dr Hoskin supports and encourages young people living with Duchenne to set and achieve goals for their life and education.
Not Your Circus Dog Collective!
"We are sick of being your circus dogs. We are everywhere, & we can do more than you will ever even imagine, and we
Liselle Terret restages learning disability and neurodiversity in exciting new ways. Identifying as neurodivergent
Through Not F**kin' Sorry!, a sexy crip punk theatre production that premiered to a sell-out audience at Soho Theatre,
Terret, Xandri/Emma Selwyn, Adam Smith, Stephanie Newman and DJ Housni Hassan (Not Your Circus Dog Collective)