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Archive for July, 2010

BBC/Graeae’s Talent Boost 2010 for disabled actors

Talent Boost is run in association with Graeae and supported by the BBC. This project aims to expand casting options, providing creative opportunities for participants from communities across the UK that are currently underrepresented in the broadcasting industry. This year Talent Boost will train a cohort of 20 disabled and non-disabled actors alongside each other […]

Probably the best Disabled cartoonist in the world!

Dave Lupton is Crippen – Disabled cartoonist. He currently lives in Southern Spain with his wife Jeni and their dogs and conducts all of his work through the wonders of the internet (and this from a man who needs his grand-daughter to set the video for him!). Somewhat slowed down following a car accident by […]

Scottish Book Trust Mentoring

Mentoring: Additional Access Requirements This information is available in alternative formats on request. Mentoring for writers with additional access requirements This year Scottish Book Trust is offering two additional places on our mentoring scheme for writers with additional access requirements due to disability or ill health. The purpose of this scheme is to provide support […]

Devil’s Advocate Seminar

Are Disabled Artists Capable of Excellence? Caroline Bowditch, Dance Agent for Change, Scottish Dance Theatre 16 August, 12-2pm Fringe Central, 11 Crichton Street, Edinburgh This session is about firing up, challenging and shifting our thinking around disabled people in dance. The aim is to give space to real discussions about integrated and inclusive dance, addressing […]

Stevie Wonder’s heartwarming plea

So I heard via a friend, via facebook that Stevie Wonder made a call out “for better access for blind, Deaf and disabled people too! LEGEND!” during his set at Glastonbury. So I went online and searched, via google, via the Guardian and via others and could only find out that he had made a […]

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