Kate Smith

Web editor at the History of Place project

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Rethinking disability, rethinking museums

woman in green jumper draws a picture symbolising the symposium

Museums still have a long way to go in representing and making provision for disabled people – but there are some good news stories and there are simple, as well as ‘ambitious’ changes that all museums can make.

Miro and his robot

Woman sits on stage with robot which is a small screen on a long pole with wheels

We gave Miro Griffiths a test run of a robot from Bristol Robotics for a day as part of our symposium on the past and future of deaf and disabled people. He discussed the implications of new tech with Dr Praminda Caleb-Solly.