FestABLE - National Festival of Specialist Learning

The UK’s first National Festival of Specialist Learning debates the key issues facing young people with disabilities and learning difficulties and looks for solutions.

It’s an opportunity for professionals, parents and young people to join forces and work together.

Hosted by National Star at its fully accessible campus near Cheltenham.

FestABLE special guest

Sally Phillips

Award-winning writer and actress Sally Phillips is well known for her roles in Smack the Pony, Miranda and the Bridget Jones trilogy. Sally also fronted a BBC documentary titled, A World Without Down’s Syndrome?, in which Sally wades into the emotionally charge debate about a new screening test that is said to detect Down’s syndrome in 99% of pregnancies and explores what effect the test could have on our society. A World Without Down’s Syndrome has been screened around the world, sparking debate and similar documentaries in many other countries.

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FestABLE brings together an impressive group of speakers who work across Specialist Education. All are renowned for their commitment to young people with disabilities and learning difficulties and for their expertise.

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FestABLE is proudly sponsored by

National Star
EDF Energy
JISC


Our FestABLE partners include

Special Needs JungleThe OT magazineNatspec

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