Category Archives: 2020 FestABLE

FestABLE 2020 postponed

  In the light of the current COVID-19 situation FestABLE 2020 has been postponed But don’t despair. It is our intention to reschedule as soon as we can so that we can bring together young people, parents and professionals to discuss and learn more about the challenges facing young people with disabilities in education.

Young author to speak at FestABLE

Former National Star student Abbie Smart is determined to break down barriers around disability. The 21-year-old has written a book, entitled ‘Get over yourself, we’re only disabled’. Abbie will launch her book at FestABLE on 4 July 2020. She says she is delighted to return to National Star as she wrote the book while she […]

Ade Adepitan named as keynote speaker at FestABLE 2020

Join us at FestABLE and hear from broadcaster and former Paralympian Ade Adepitan, our keynote speaker for 2020. Ade, who survived polio as a youngster, passionately campaigns for people with disabilities to accept no boundaries to their ambition. It was because of the encouragement he received from his supportive parents that Ade made the most […]