Independent Living – Deaf & Disabled People’s Experiences During COVID-19

Collage with photos and swirly patterns in green, yellow and purple. Group of six disabled people around the number ‘6’. COVID Alert Level symbol. Hospital with a ‘We are nearly full’ sign. Black person using a wheelchair wearing a mask, on a bus. Nurse wearing a mask, at a NHS COVID Vaccination centre. Image of the Coronavirus. Person taking part in a Zoom meeting using a laptop. Group of three Disabled people, with a poster behind them titled ‘Human Rights Act.’

Saturday 15 May 2021

From 11.00 am to 1.00pm

This event is a chance for Deaf and Disabled people to have their say on what has happened to them during the Covid-19 pandemic, learn about other people’s experiences and share ideas about what the right to Independent Living means, during and after COVID-19.

With presenters including:

● Ellen Clifford, author of ‘The War on Disabled People’

● Andree Lee, People First Self-Advocacy

● David Melling , Centre for Deaf and Hard of Hearing People

● Mark Williams, founder of BRIL

Book a free ticket here

The event will be on Zoom.

People can join using a computer, laptop or tablet.

You can also join in using a phone if you do not use a computer.

To find out more e-mail:

Or text / phone : 07592 007246

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Artwork by @JamieDoughty11

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