- Expected May 28, 2020
Success is a
crucial part of being human. But what if
society thought success and aspiration didn’t apply to you?
There are 1.5 million people with learning disabilities in the UK today but our media and our politicians barely pay them lip service. When learning-disabled people do get a mention they are often presented as a burden on the state or objects of pity, but rarely invited to speak for themselves.
Made Possible is a powerful, one-of-a-kind anthology that challenges the dominant narratives and shatters these lazy stereotypes. It presents the authentic experiences of a range of professionals from diverse backgrounds, who have all made remarkable achievements – in sport, the arts and politics, among other fields – regardless of the fact they happen to have a disability. Here they tell the stories behind their success, in their own words.