White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism. Recording by Dr Robin DiAngelo

Dr Robin DiAngelo discusses how to better understand how we can engage and partner more effectively in cross-cultural dialogue, anti-racist action and change. 

Dr Robin DiAngelo’s area of research is in Whiteness Studies and Critical Discourse Analysis and she has a PhD in multicultural educati

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S.H.I.F.T. Guide to help the movement away from institutional care for people with disability

I fear in the UK we might be going in the reverse direction with some of our children and young people (Ed)

According to the Academic Network of European Disability Experts, institutional care continues to consume disproportionate levels of public expenditure, far outweighing that invested in commun

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Unnatural / institutional support for infants with very special needs & their families. What is it like in your locality (on a 13-point scale)?

Unnatural / institutional support for infants with very special needs & their families. What is it like in your locality (on a 13-point scale)?

‘there can be a prevalent medical/institutional hangover that we need to become aware of and address’

Extracts from Bringing up babies and young children who have very special needs:

 

“In the UK and some countries I know of, when a baby or young child has a multifaceted condition, the child, p

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The plan for 37 new special schools in England. Children, parents, teachers, teaching assistants, and therapists beware! Or am I being too pessimistic?

At worst, there could be a slow change from special schools to special ‘units’ that are run for profit with their own staffing arrangements

Peter Limbrick writes: We are in very difficult times in the UK because of austerity and hardening attitudes in government and public to people who have disabil

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