This is the start of a series of posts about how we understand disability and the way that shapes the experiences of disabled people. You can read the quick summary […]
“Just because you are the majority doesn’t make you normal; just more common”. According to a recent Arts Council report, black and minority ethnic people make up 17% of English […]
As UK Disability History Month draws to a close we thought we would share some resources they have produced around the 201 theme of Disability and Language, along with some […]
When people come together and make music barriers to communication and understanding can come tumbling down. We also know that music can transform attitudes and change perspectives. Organisations often need […]
Music Mark 2016 was a BUSY day, so much so that it took two blog posts to bring you all the news! Our session went so well that I felt […]
James Rose reflects on his experience of the Breaking the Bubble conference in Oct 2016, and the BtB team respond
We are pleased to see that the government has pledged £300m to continue to invest in music and the arts through Music Education Hubs in the UK, particularly at a […]
Recently I’ve attended two MMU led events that I found particularly interesting, both of which broadly examined ‘human’ ways of being, notions of creativity and human flourishing. In connection […]
Drake Music’s Consultation into Disabling Barriers to Formal Music Education quoted by Lord German during recent parliamentary debate on music education for SEN/D children.
Throughout my life I have used a range of assistive and/or mainstream technology to break down the disabling barriers I experience.