If our funding bids succeed, we are hoping to work with 18 museums across the country on a sector-changing programme to give D/deaf and disabled people career paths and influence in a sector where we are currently very under-represented.
Maggie and Ken Davis were told it was impossible for them to live anywhere except in an institution. But 40 years ago today, they moved into the home they designed themselves. It marked the beginning of the Independent Living Movement.
Basket-weaving: the beautiful product of skilled labour valued by the well off, or low status work for disabled people, replacing an education? Esther Fox discusses how, at different times, it has been both.