We want to create opportunities and broaden access to dance to people from all walks of life. Learn more of our research project investigating the accessibility of our syllabi for young disabled learners.
The following section aims to build on this major and very well received initiative and provides further guidance, practical advice and resources on inclusive dance practice for teachers keen to develop their practice or progress their career in inclusive dance as well as for disabled children and young people and their parents or carers.
Accessing pathways to training for young disabled dancers. In 2018, the Society undertook a research project with the University of Bedfordshire, investigating accessibility to our syllabi for disabled learners.
Including disabled persons in dance projects does not need to be a complex task. Having to meet additional needs can be very challenging and require not just care and consideration, but extra funds, skills and resources.