Flipping the microscope

Lots of the people we work with who are learning disabled or autistic are used to being the ones researched on. Our project was all about them being in the driving seat and leading the direction of the research, challenging typical roles and power dynamics. Click on the squares below to find out about some of the ways in which we worked.
Making research more human

A research survey – done the Heart n Soul way! We designed an inclusive, accessible and human survey to help us find out more about public attitudes towards learning disability.

Can we all be designers?

Disabled and autistic Heart n Soul co-designers worked with design specialists to explore what a more inclusive future could look like.

Can we all be researchers?

The research world can be a scary place for people who are new to it. People with and without learning disabilities came together to challenge how research is done and to work in new and exciting ways.

How we made sense of our data

It is not often that people with learning disabilities and autistic people have the opportunity to take a detailed look at research results. We used creative ways to look at the responses we got to our survey about public attitudes.

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