#3 – Why Inclusion and Accessibility is Important to You

We are pleased to announce exclusive talks and performances from Sean Gilroy and poet Luke Shaw at our next free Accessibility Nottingham event.

Monday, December 10, 2018 | 18:30 - 22:00

2 Cobden Chambers, Nottingham, NG1 2ED


18:30 - 18:45

Introductory Meet and Mingle

The Accessibility Nottingham team welcomes all visitors. Attendees are encouraged to use this time to mingle with speakers and other attendees who have a shared passion for accessibility.

18:45 - 19:15

James Hall, Dyslexia – What it Means to Me

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10% of the population are dyslexic. And James’ family are no exception; he is one of three in his family living with dyslexia. James discusses what this means to him, and his experience of living with dyslexia.

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19:15 - 19:45

Luke Shaw, "Through Our own Future Eyes, Judge" and “That is That”

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Luke performs two unique poems, “Through our own future eyes, judge” and “That is that.” both with a focus on inclusion.

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19:45 - 20:30

Food Served

A chance for you to relax, enjoy some complimentary food and drink while you continue to mingle.

20:30 - 21:15

Sean Gilroy, BBC Cape

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Sean talks you through neurodiversity: the fact it impacts 10% of the population, but only 1 in 10 employers consider it in their organisations. Sean will also talk through his involvement in BBC Cape and cognitive design to promote a positive environment.

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21:15 - 21:30

Closing Remarks

The Accessibility Nottingham team rounds off the event with some closing and takeaway remarks.

21:30 - 21:35

Luke Shaw, Poetry Performance

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Luke will perform his poem, “Glass heads,” which has been written specifically for Accessibility Nottingham and has a focus on neurodiversity. He will also be performing some specially chosen poems with a relevance around inclusion and wider societal issues.

  Watch the "Glass Houses" poem
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21:35 - 22:00

Networking and Drinks

Visitors are welcomed to network with the Accessibility Nottingham team, and guests, and discuss more about the things that were mentioned in today’s event. Visitors are welcomed to stay for a drink.