UK Disability History Month (UKDHM) is an annual event focusing on the history of the struggle for equality and human rights for people with disabilities. The theme is Access: How far have we come? How far have we to go?

We want to make sure UCA is a space where everyone, disabled (including mental health) or able, can receive the same opportunities. We would love to hear from some of you about your experiences at UCA regarding your disability so we can improve the services available.

In the meantime, make sure to check back on this page, and on our social media channels for our schedule of Disability History Month events!

Disability History Month Activities

 

Thursday 26 November, 6pm

Netflix Party – ‘The Peanut Butter Falcon’

After running away from a residential nursing home to pursue his dream of becoming a pro wrestler, a man who has Down syndrome befriends an outlaw who becomes his coach and ally (https://www.tele.pe/netflix/540e89e360405855?s=s151)


 

Friday 27 November, 6-7pm

Disabled student reception

Learn about identity communities and meet others!


 

Tuesday 1 December,  1-2pm

Guest Talk with Laura from Ultima Education

Discussing DSA and support for disabled students


 

Thursday 3 December, 6pm and 8pm

British Sign Language Taster session


 

Monday 7 December, 5pm

Guest Talk with Kaite O’Rielly

Kaite is a disabled theatremaker and writer, here for a friendly chat about disability in the arts.


 

Wednesday 9 December, 1pm

Wellbeing Wednesday


 

Tuesday 15 December, 12-2pm

Zine Making with Lewis

Get creative and share your experience with disabilities in our online zine-making session and enjoy a mini crate of art supplies.

Art Submission

Submit your at for promotion on our instagram page.

Sign up form

Sign up below for the events you want to go to! You will receive more details (including video links) for your sessions via email closer to the date of the events.

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