Disability history teaching resource

Speaking for Ourselves teaching pack

Made possible by the Heritage Lottery Fund and our volunteers, the Speaking for Ourselves teaching pack has been produced to work, in particular, within the National Curriculum for pupils on Key Stages 3 and 4 studying History, English and Citizenship.

Video describing Speaking for Ourselves
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Speaking for Ourselves

Watch our 2006 film which is taken from a disability teaching pack, all based on interviews with disabled people.

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Teaching resources include

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Listen online to the Speaking for Ourselves interviews

About Speaking for Ourselves

Made possible by the Heritage Lottery Fund and our volunteers, the Speaking for Ourselves disability history teaching resource was produced to work within the National Curriculum, for

  • pupils on Key Stages 3 and 4
  • studying History, English and Citizenship

Other students or study groups looking at the social model of disability will also find this oral history of people with cerebral palsy highly relevant.

Excellent pack for key stages 3 and 4.
Times Educational Supplement