Lived Experience Leadership

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DIY Gamechangers is for anyone with lived experience of learning disability who wants to develop their facilitation and leadership skills in the arts.

All Gamechangers sessions are free!

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Two different Gamechangers sessions run each week:

Gamechangers Emerging Leaders Sessions

Find out if you could be a Gamechanger in these fun sessions! Suitable for anyone aged 14+ with a learning disability who is interested in learning new skills, meeting new people and building confidence. These sessions are a fun, creative and inclusive space to explore arts leadership skills.

Find out more about Gamechangers Emerging Leaders Sessions

Gamechanger Sessions

Gamechanger sessions are for those who wish to build on the skills and experience they already have. Sessions provide training alongside facilitation and leadership opportunities through our Leading Edge programme.

Find out more about DIY’s Gamechanger Sessions


If you or someone you know might benefit from either of our Gamechanger opportunities please get in touch with Molly Stedman –




We are very grateful for the support of the Paul Hamlyn Foundation for DIY’s Gamechangers programme.

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