Dr Jessi Parrott is a performer, playwright and poet based in North London. She has cerebral palsy and uses a powered wheelchair. This lived experience means she has both personal and professional investment in the power and importance of authentic and positive representation across all art forms, and is passionate about ensuring all children and young people have the chance to find themselves in characters. She recently completed her PhD research into disability as an employment issue in UK theatre and television.
Preview: Inclusivity Now - Intentional Inclusion in Children’s Books
Jessi Parrot from Inclusive Minds reveals the thinking behind their contribution to the Inclusivity Now strand at CMC 2020 Online. The Children's Media Conference Facebook Group Chat - Inclusivity Now offers the opportunity for delegates to comment, ask questions and discuss the content of all the Inclusivity Now strand at CMC. Everyone…
Intentional Inclusion in Children’s Books
Inclusive Minds discuss the impact of both positive and negative representation at a young age and offer a personal perspective on how to ensure authentic inclusion.