UK Disability History Month

16th November to 16th December

Launch Theme: Disability, Health and Well-Being

    7 pm GMT to 8.40 pm Thursday 17th November 2022

Chair: Richard Rieser

Daniel Kebede: NEU Past President

Debs Williams: CEO Broadcasters’ Network

Richard Rieser: UKDHM Coordinator

Linda Burnip: Co-founder Disabled People Against the Cuts (DPAC)

Jon Luxton: Disability Equality Adviser to Welsh Government

Ellen Clifford: Author of ‘War on Disabled People’

Andrew Lee: Director of People First (National)

Alison Wide, Anis Akhtar, Ruth Malkin: Community Curators of Manchester People’s History Museum Exhibition “Nothing About Us Without Us”

Dolly Sen: Mental Health Survivor, Artist, Researcher

Colin Barnes: Author, ex Head of Leeds University Disability Research Unit

To join the online launch: email your interest to 

You will be sent the zoom link 24 hours before the event. 

Please include name, telephone number and any relevant organisation. We will be producing resources to raise the theme in your workplace, college or school before the launch. See website 

Film of launch event will go up on website.

Richard Rieser    Coordinator UKDHM 


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