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Disability-research events in November

Just a little reminder that on Wednesday 10th November 2010 (4.30pm – 6.00pm) Rebecca Lawthom (Reader in Community Practice, Research Institute for Health and Social Change, Manchester Metropolitan University, UK) will be discussing ‘The space between Disability Studies and Psychology: A place for Community Psychology?’. 

Everyone is welcome, but please contact Pam Hibbard at to reserve a place. The seminar will take place in Room 10310 (Third Floor) Arundel Building at Sheffield Hallam University.

The next DRF seminar will be held on Monday 15th November 2010 (12pm-2pm) in Room 10111 (First Floor) Arundel Building, Charles Street, City Campus, Sheffield Hallam University, S1 1WB.

The programme is as follows:

  • ‘Professional Development of SENTAs: Giving voice to TAs working with children with autism in mainstream primary schools’ ~ Alison Hall (Department of Education, Childhood and Inclusion, Sheffield Hallam University)
  • ‘Playing grown-up: Troubling transition’ ~ Jenny Slater (Research Institute of Health and Social Change, Manchester Metropolitan University)

Information on upcoming disability research seminars and events can be found here.

Don’t forget to have a look at the ‘5 ways to get more involved’ in DRF which can be found here.