The impact of a collaborative research project between the Media School, the School of Health and Social Care, and Victoria Education Centre in Poole, was showcased on ITV Meridian early evening news on Thursday Oct 2nd.
The five-minute film followed Dave Young’s story. Dave participated in the first two phases of the ‘Seen but Seldom Heard’ project aimed at challenging dominant perceptions of disability through poetry and performance. Dave is now putting into action what he learned in order to launch his own campaign – ‘Don’t Write Me Off’, to raise awareness of disability (in particular, Cerebral Palsy) through performance poetry and other creative arts.
The short film can be viewed here:
To find out more about the Seen but Seldom Heard project visit: http://microsites.bournemouth.ac.uk/seen-but-seldom-heard/