Monday 3 December 11am-5pm: ‘One World’. UKDPC Conference on the UN Convention on the Rights of Disabled People, with speakers including Jaspal Dhani, CEO, UKDPC; Barry Horne, CEO of the English Federation of Disability Sport; Stewart Lucas, CEO Interactive; Bill Scott, Manager, Inclusion Scotland; and Artistic Director of the Together! festival Dr Ju Gosling aka ju90. Followed by the UK Premiere of Signdance Collective International’s ‘The Other Side of the Coin’. @ St John’s Church Stratford. Pre-booking essential via UKDPC. 020 8522 7433.

Colour photograph of a speaker addressing the conference

One World conference at St John’s Church to celebrate International Day of Disabled People.

Tuesday 11 December 10am-3pm: Newham Disability Reps Forum presents: ‘Telling Our Own Stories: Where we have been, Where we are and Where we are going’ @ St Mark’s Centre Beckton.

11am: Welcome and introductions by Christine Dolyak
11.10am: National Coordinator Richard Rieser talks about national Disability History Month
11.30am: Des Blake: “My Story”.
11.50am: Christine Dolyak: “Ever-Increasing Circles”.
12.10pm: Sterre Ploeger: “Open the Door”.
12.20pm: Yvonne Brouwers: “Making Inclusion a Reality”.
12.40pm: Sarifa Patel: “Parents for Inclusion: We all belong”.
1-2pm: Lunch and Networking.
2-2.40pm: Workshop: “Make Your Memories Matter” — Creating an Exhibition and Oral History Archive of disabled people’s history in Newham.
2.40pm: Announcements and Closing Remarks.
3pm: Finish.

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