International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD) 2013

 
Neurological conditions are the leading cause of disability worldwide so we are pleased to be joining United Nations Enable for this year’s theme: “Break barriers, open doors: for an inclusive society for all” on December 3rd, 2013.
 

Join us to celebrate the contributions of art made by persons with disabilities as agents of change and development in communities they live at our next gallery exhibition, followed by a series of forums.

 

Exhibition

The exhibition will feature a mix of paintings made by severely disabled individuals with fatal and disabling illnesses. The artists featured have used use eye-gaze technology, acrylic on canvas and mixed media to create their work. Additionally, it will include elements of multimedia art with videos featuring the disabled participants to improve the impact of awareness-educate surrounding brain and spinal conditions.

Tweetchat

Additionally, on IDPD December 3rd, we will host a Tweetchat via our social media platform
@MovementforHope to explore problems and innovative solutions for integrating persons with disabilities into societal and developmental plans.
The format is listed here
Time: 4pm GMT

Forum

Following this, there will be a live follow-up forum on December 4th over an evening reception.
Please find all details below –
 
Exhibition Venue:
Picture
123 Shepherds Bush Road
Brook Green
London W6 7LP
United Kingdom

Time:
10am-6pm December 3rd 2013, Opening Day
10am-6pm December 4th (reception and forum 6.30pm-8.30pm)
10am-6pm December 5th-10th 2013

 
Online Forum:
We will also be holding an online Tweetchat to explore innovative means to by which persons with disabilities and their families can be further integrated into their societies and development plans.

To find out more details about the Tweetchat follow us on social media:
Twitter at: @Movementforhope
Facebook at: Movementforhope.org