September 24, 2017
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The Tower Project have achieved the coveted Investors in People award. The Investors in People Standard was established in 1991, as a benchmark of how effectively organisations manage and develop their workforce. As the UK’s leading people management ...
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Disability Entertainment Lifestyle media representation

Lauren Potter, famous for her role as cheerleader Becky on hit show Glee, sits down with us talking about how she views disability and the importance of portraying those with disabilities on the small and large screen. Lauren ...
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Disability JET Lifestyle media representation

Angel Sinclair is CEO and founder of  Models of Diversity. A modelling agency which campaigns for more equality and diversity when it comes to models in the industry. Having been founded in 2008, they campaign for the promotion of models that ...
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Melanie Reid is currently a journalist writing for The Times in her weekly Spinal Column. Before that, she was a columnist at The Herald in Glasgow and a former associate editor of The Sunday Mail. Follow a horse ...
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Friday 31st March saw over 200 young people come through the doors of the Ecology Pavilion in Bow at the Job Information Day run by the JET service. The day was a chance for young people with learning ...
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Evelyn Glennie is a world class solo percussionist having won 80 international awards throughout her career. Evelyn is profoundly deaf and hasn’t let this stop her from doing what she wants to do. Evelyn has one mission, and that ...
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Disability Entertainment Lifestyle media representation

BBC journalist Johny Cassidy has recently been highlighting the importance of disability in the workplace with the Disability Works season. Visually impaired Johny is a Business Journalist and Producer at the BBC and hopes to get rid of the ...
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Autism Entertainment representation Uncategorized

Since 1969, Sesame Street has graced our screens engaging and teaching generations through play and humor. With iconic characters such as Big Bird and Elmo, a new one is set to join the ranks with new autistic Muppet ...
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Disability Entertainment Lifestyle representation

Actor, model and dancer Sarah Gordy has featured on shows such as Casualty, Call the Midwife and Upstairs Downstairs. As well as all this, she was also the first Mencap celebrity ambassador to have a learning disability. Sarah has recently ...
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Due to the continued support from JET and the Tower Project, Halima Khanom is now working as a Barista at E16 Café and Bakery, at ExCel London. Having been trained at the Ocean View Cafe, one of the ...
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