For young people A tonne of feathers Facing Neurodiversity & Hidden Strengths by Emily Thomas and Arts Club, South Bristol, Hillfields Youth Club, Peer Support Group, East Central Bristol Coming to Weston-super-Mare: 29th June - 7th July Coming to Bristol: 19th August - 7th September Find out more about Emily Thomas Website | Instagram This work illustrates a unique insight from young people who are actually going through the struggle of what it means to be "different" in school and how it can negatively impact a young person’s development. In order for change to happen we need to listen to those who are at the forefront of the negative experiences. - Emily Thomas READ THE BLOG Facing Neurodiversity How do we see neurodiversity?These large scale banners stem from discussions with young people on how they would like dyslexia, dyspraxia and autism to be represented. A call to action for neurodiversity to be seen as a whole picture, with benefits as well as challenges, in order for young people to be able to flourish in the way they deserve. DIRECTIONS TO THE WORK IN Bristol Hidden Strengths A series of largescale banners which confront the viewer with feelings of isolation and loneliness of neurodivergent young people, at the same time as shining a light on their beauty and strength. Thank you to Comic Relief and Arts Council England for funding this project. Do you want to champion the right of young people access creativity and talent development opportunities in the creative industries? FIND OUT MORE ABOUT OUR #CREATIVEYOU CAMPAIGN AND SIGN THE PLEDGE Manage Cookie Preferences How can we help?