The Power of Inclusive Play

  • Discussion
  • Speech-to-text
  • British Sign Language
  • Relaxed
Jess Thom speaking to an audience at Wellcome Collection. Next to her is a panel of speakers and a BSL Interpreter.
Jess Thom in conversation with guests at Wellcome Collection, Steven Pocock. Source: Wellcome Collection.

What you’ll do

Hear a variety of perspectives on inclusive play in this conversation curated by Touretteshero’s Jess Thom. Speakers will explore the role inclusive play has had in the politics of being visible in mainstream culture and in shaping their creative practice.

About your contributors

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Jess Thom and Matthew Pountney are co-founders of Touretteshero, an organisation that shares the creativity and humour of Tourette’s in an accessible way with the widest possible audience.

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Jess Thom

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Artist, activist and part-time superhero, Jess Thom co-founded Touretteshero in 2010 as a creative response to her experience of living with Tourette’s syndrome. She is also a Wellcome Trust Engagement Fellow.