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11th Annual Disability Lecture 2014: Creating Mentally Inclusive Communities: Embracing Distress as Part of Everyday Life

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Clinical psychologist Dr Rachel Perkins spoke about creating mentally healthy environments. She develops and influences the development of mental health services nationally and internationally and her work has had significant impact on the lives of service users returning to work. Dr Perkins lives...

Institution: Disability Resource Centre

Created: Fri 28 Mar 2014


12th Annual Disability Lecture 2015: "Laughter as a Catalyst for Change"

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Writer, artist and part-time super-hero Jess Thom is ‘changing the world one tic at a time’. She spoke about the often misunderstood neurological condition Tourettes, which causes her to say ‘biscuit’ up to 16,000 times a day. Performing and writing are transforming her experience of Tourette’s, as...

Institution: Disability Resource Centre

Created: Fri 15 May 2015


13th Annual Disability Lecture

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How do you translate the theory of inclusive design into a pragmatic reality? Dr Sue Kroeger, Director of Disability Resources at the University of Arizona, describes her experience of managing the transition from making changes to teaching on an individual level to the transformative idea of...

Institution: Disability Resource Centre

Created: Mon 25 Apr 2016


14th Annual Disability Lecture - Innovating Towards a More Inclusive Future

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Can inclusive design principals lead to greater innovation?

Saqib Shaikh, a software engineer at Microsoft, has personal experience of how technology has greatly improved his life, as someone who is visually impaired.

He will describe research at Microsoft to empower disabled people, and how...

Institution: Disability Resource Centre

Created: Thu 27 Apr 2017


Annual Disability Lecture 2010: Neurodiversity and Dyslexia

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Recording of Dr Ross Cooper's lecture on Neurodiversity and Dyslexia, at the 8th Annual Disability Lecture, on 16 March 2010.

Institution: Disability Resource Centre

Created: Tue 23 Mar 2010


Annual Disability Lecture 2013: Two steps forward, one step back: challenges to disabled people in 2013

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The 10th Annual Disability Lecture: Two steps forward, one step back: challenges to disabled people in 2013 was given by Dame Anne Begg MP on 18 April 2013 at 5.30pm in the Palmerston Room at St Johns College. The lecture was an opportunity to hear Dame Anne Begg discuss her view on the challenges...

Institution: Disability Resource Centre

Created: Fri 10 Jan 2014


Disability Resource Centre Careers Event 2012

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Panel Event: If I knew then what I know now; disabled people reflect on their careers, This event featured a range of disabled people who are successful and high profile in their careers talking about their careers. We asked them to talk about the secrets of their success, their career highlights...

Institution: Disability Resource Centre

Created: Wed 10 Apr 2013


Disability Resource Centre Uploads

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Disability Resource Centre (DRC) multimedia uploads.

Institution: Disability Resource Centre

Created: Tue 9 Aug 2011


DRC Widening Participation Project Films

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A series of six films featuring disabled students. The series has been produced to raise awareness about disclosure, the application process, and support available for disabled students at Cambridge.

Institution: Disability Resource Centre

Created: Mon 25 Feb 2013