Disability is not a Character Type

Rosie Jones, comedian, actor, screenwriter and children’s author talks about her experience of writing disabled characters, and shares her tips on what to do and what not to do, to create well rounded, authentic characters for your kids content.

Rosie shares her story of growing up gay and with cerebral palsy, and how these experiences helped shape the central character in her upcoming debut book, The Amazing Edie Eckhart, which explores the highs and lows of high school life, friendships, boyfriends, girlfriends and sausage rolls!

This thought provoking sessions rounds off with five practical tips to help the Children’s media industry move forwards TOGETHER and change the narrative around disabled characters.