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Cara & Will Jessop
Cara and Will Jessop are the brother and sister team behind Enabling Play, a new accessible games studio creating playful apps for children with learning difficulties. They were inspired to set up the studio by their brother Tommy, a pioneering actor with Down’s Syndrome. Cara and Will are passionate advocates for collaborative design processes as a means to include and empower young people with learning difficulties. They bring their experience with participatory film and theatre projects to their new work on games.
Changemaker Producer Jake Hobbs, Head of Digital, Wonky Films
Changemakers Strand Sponsored by BAFTA
Making a Difference: Cultural Connections
Early engagement with the arts has a proven positive impact on young people: raising aspirations, increasing confidence, improving communication skills and unlocking creativity. So how can we extend the reach to children with limited access to the arts? This session begins with a presentation by Changemakers Will & Cara Jessop, Founders of accessible games design studio Enabling Play.