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Brent Central

Name: Janice Long My CLP name is: Brent Central CLP My CLP passed the model motion at a meeting on: 21 / 02 / 2019 Message: The actual motion passed was MOTION : SUPPORT FOR DISABLED PEOPLE IN THE LABOUR PARTY Brent Central CLP is appalled that the UK was the first nation to be […]

About Mike Oliver

Britain is a country which once made and has now lost its Giant of Disability Rights Activism and Father of the Social Model, Professor Mike Oliver.

Understanding Disability blog

Blog by Nim Ralph. People are scared to talk about disability, often because deep down they are scared of disability. I find people do want to get it right – and that’s important. But, when what’s at stake is people’s wellbeing, sometimes intention isn’t enough. Therefore, supporting people to feel more resourced and empowered to talk about […]

The Social Model in Action: if I had a hammer.

by Mike Oliver. 2004. Chapter 2 of ‘Implementing the Social Model of Disability: Theory and Research’. Introduction. A little while ago, Prime Minister Tony Blair stated that the Labour Government’s aim is: ‘To take down the barriers that hold people back from fulfilling their potential’. It is tempting to suggest that we are all social […]

National Disability Arts Collection & Archive

NDACA is a £1-million project that brings to life the heritage and rich history of the UK Disability Arts Movement. The Disability Arts Movement began in the late 1970s and continues today. It involved a group of disabled people and their allies who broke down barriers, helped change the law with the Disability Discrimination Act of […]