Awareness Raising Events

A woman, sitting on a museum bench, with her bck to the camera, looking at large, old paintings

Accessible Museums

One of the highlights of the recent KCIL Conference was the talk by Claire Madge from Autism in Museums. Claire has kindly shared the links from

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Disability Awareness Day poster, featuring illlustration of three people, one with a walking stick, one with a wheelchair and one with an invisible disability. Market Square, Kingston, Sunday 5 September, 1 - 3pm. Come along to hear about people's experiences from local groups!

Disability Awareness Day

On Sunday, 1-3 pm, 5 September, Kingston town centre’s Market Square will be hosting an event to raise awareness of accessibility issues faced by disabled

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KCIL Annual Conference 2021 - Wellbeing, the background is a grid of the KCIL logo (diamonds with circles). In each circle is a photo of something KCIL has done in 2020-21, such as Zoom meetings. Plus there are photos of Steve Brown and Samantha Renke.

KCIL Annual Conference 2021

We are pleased to announce KCIL’s annual conference, with special guests Steve Brown and Samantha Renke. Wednesday 15 September 202111:00 am – 3:45 pmCrowne Plaza

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Screenshot of Fergus Keegan Q&A on YouTube

COVID Vaccine Q&A

At KCIL’s February Coffee Morning, we were joined by Melvyn Narraidoo from Royal Borough of Kingston Council, Fergus Keegan from NHS South West London CCG

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A black and white collage of photos of people who took part in the Fighting For Our Rights project

Fighting for Our Rights and Disability Awareness on Educational Curriculums

The ‘Fighting for our Rights’ project (2016-2018), was a Heritage Lottery funded collaboration between Kingston Centre for Independent Living (KCIL), two social enterprises, two university departments (School of Nursing and School of Education) and a local special school. It collected and shared stories from people involved in the Disability Rights Movement (DRM), from 1960s to 1990s, within the local community, in order to inspire future generations of care professionals and teachers in working with people with disabilities.

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