This web resource is about blindness and painting. It features a documentary called “The Terry Fragments”, which depicts blind painter Terry Hopwood-Jackson’s painting process. After becoming blind, Terry has developed a unique painting process and style, which allows him to execute all stages by himself, apart from mixing the colours. He uses plasticine to create the outlines and textures, which he then paints and varnishes. One painting may take him several weeks to several months, depending on how motivated and inspired he is.
Dr. Catalin Brylla (Bournemouth University) talks about media engagement and advocacy, presenting his case study of documentary making and visual impairment. This project aims to deconstruct the stigma of blind people through the analysis of existing, as well as the...Read More
Dr Filippo Trevisan (American University, Washington) analyses the development of inclusivity in digital advocacy and political campaigns. Presentation held at the YDAR Festival 2023, Day 3 Presentation Video (coming soon) Presentation Slides (coming soon) Bio Dr....Read More
Dr Lawrence Eron and Dr Paul Emong (Kyambogo University) present about understanding legal policy frameworks on disability inclusion, advocacy, networking and partnership. The presentation aims to appreciate the importance of disability legal policy frameworks in advocacy, networking and partnership for...Read More
Dr Cosmas Mnyanyi (University of Dar es Salaam) explains that with the growing use of information and communication technology (ICT), call for the access to technological training opportunities is limited. Assumptions are made that all people can access information in...Read More
Dr Francis Kyambo, Dr January Basela and Dr Alphoncina Pembe (University of Dodoma) explore the engagement of Community Volunteers (CV) in enhancing Inclusive Education (IE) in Chamwino District and Dodoma city in Dodoma Region, Tanzania. Specifically, the study explored the...Read More
Dr Batista Francis Mgumba and Dr Lucas Luhende Kija (University of Dar es Salaam) examine the use of assistive technology in facilitating inclusive learning for students with disabilities in higher education institutions in Tanzania. Specifically, the study was guided by...Read More
Dr. Florence Kyaruzi (University of Dar es Salaam) explains that assessment accommodation has received increased attention in higher education over the past three decades as a deliberate adjustment to the examination process to ensure that assessments are easily accessible for...Read More