Following Patient 36 Resources
Following Patient 36
Following Patient 36 is DIY’s performance piece exploring Learning Disability History and the resilience of people with learning disabilities in Salford and Greater Manchester. It has been created by adults with learning disabilities based on interviews, research and personal experiences. Click here to go to the Following Patient 36 Show Page.
Following Patient 36 – the digital story
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Following Patient 36 – Resource Pack
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What people say about the Following Patient 36 Resources:
the focus of the performance, a history of the marginalisation of people with learning disabilities, can be very easily, and in fact seamlessly, linked to the study of the concepts of labelling, prejudice and discrimination. There are also several points in the performance that relate to the law, and to how the law has changed – a possibility to consider and compare The Mental Deficiency Act (1913) and The Equality Act (2010)”
Richard Demby, Teacher – Manchester Hospital School
The visuals and audio were really engaging for the pupils. They particularly liked the creative activities. The reflective questions eg how did the film make you feel etc. were really thought provoking for pupils. Asked two weeks later about the lesson and pupils could easily recall information from it’
Jess Harrop, Second in RE, Loreto High School
UK Disability History Month
United Kingdom Disability History Month (UKDHM) 2020 will take place from 18th November (with an online launch) until Friday 18thDecember 2020.
UKDHM is an annual event creating a platform to focus on the history of disabled peoples’ struggle for equality and human rights. This year’s theme is Access: How far have we come? How far have we to go?
Follow the link to find out more about UK Disability History Month https://ukdhm.org
International Day of People with Disabilities
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Follow the link to find out more about UK Disability History Month https://idpwd.org/about/