Media representation of disability, AbilityNet TechShare Pro 2022

Live in-person event as part of TechShare Pro 2022. Also available as a live stream as part of the online event.

How does media representation of disability affect the work of accessibility and inclusion advocates? This includes

  • Forbes Magazine’s, "Mindset Matters" contributor, Jonathan Kaufman, discusses reactions to his tales of disability culture and innovation and how readers, editors and publishers respond to his stories.
  • Comedian, writer and actress, Francesca Martinez, discusses fairytales and disability and how the stories we hear as children influence social attitudes to disabled people.
  • Clive Gilbert, AbilityNet DispATches, Jo Crawford, Times Radio and other journalists with lived experience of disability
  • Channel4 Disability Code of Portrayal
  • plus networking and refreshments.

The event is free but we welcome a donation to support AbilityNet's work with disabled people.

The event will also be streamed live.