How To Get Involved in #lcil24

 Here are some ways you can take part and it’s your choice how you do: 1. Speak to us via skype between 12 midday Friday 2nd and 12 midday Saturday 3rd December. (just let me know your skype name so we can test it in advance). 2. Make a short film (or use a film…

Social Model of Disability

The Social Model and Medical Model are frameworks for looking at disability The Medical Model of Disability views disability as a ‘problem’ that belongs to the disabled individual. For example, if a wheelchair user is unable to get into a building because of some steps, the Medical Model would suggest that this is because of…

Social Media Cafe

A range of discussions take place every week and with the new regular time slot of 11.30am-2.00pm in the Hall means there is plenty of room and pop-up stalls from organisations to raise awareness of support services available to LCiL members. Now in December 2016 we can get up to 100 people attending every week.…

UN Enable

“The Secretariat for the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities is the focal point within the United Nations system on matters relating to disability. It is housed in the Division for Social Policy and Development which is responsible for activities related to Social Policy and Development, Poverty Eradication and Employment, Generational Issues and…

Phase 3 Special Olympics Brunch

Phase 3 Social Media Cafe ‘Special Olympics Brunch’ Saturday 3rd December 9.00am-12.00 We ‘look back’ on the SOL2009 event in Leicester when the city turned orange and ‘look forward’ to the 2017 Sheffield National Games with local athletes currently training hard to represent Team East Midlands.