Learning Materials

Bournemouth People First

Our other website

Link to Bournemouth People First

Open University Learning Disability History Research Group


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The Heritage Lottery Fund

Link to Heritage Lottery Fund

Dave Hingsburger’s blog.

Well know disability rights speaker.

Link to Dave Hingsburger's blog

The Glenside Museum, Bristol

People First Cumbria Heritage Project

The Open University, article on Changing attitudes to disability

Link to show ‘Silent Minority’ documentary from 1981

Studio III.

Consultants used in BBC documentary on Winterbourne View, Undercover Care.

Link to Glenside Musem Bristol Link to Silent Minority documentary from 1981 Link to Open University article on disability

BBC Panorama page on Winterbourne View programme and related articles.

Link to BBC pages on Winterbourne View Link to Studio 3, learning disability consultancy Link to Cumbria People First

Mental Deficiency Act 1913

Meanwood Hospital - digital archive

Link to information page on Mental Deficiency Act Link to Meanwood Hospital digital archive

Langdon-Down Museum, Middlesex.

Link to Langdon Down Museum of Learning Disability, Middlesex

Into the community from Orchard Hill Hospital, Sutton (link to video).

Link to video on moving out of hospital living in Surrey

Reclaiming the Past

Link to Reclaiming the Past, history project by Mencap

Open University Learning Space site about history of Lennox Castle Hospital for people with learning disabilities

Link to The Open University Learning Site

Foundation for People with Learning Disabilities


British Institute of Learning Disabilities (BILD)

National Autistic Society

The Guardian, news and articles on learning disability

Poole Forum

People First Dorset

Care Quality Commission

Bournemouth Borough Council

House of Commons Report into the fire at Coldharbour Hospital, Sherborne from 1972

Link to House of Commons enquiry into fire at Coldharbour Hospital Link to Museum of DisAbility (USA)

Museum of disABILITY in New York.

Shows timelines on disability and Eugenics.

Project logo Home Help Showing how things have changed overthe years.