Heather has cerebral palsy and scheuermann’s kyphosis, and searched out support and solidarity with other disabled people on social media. This led to the creation of her blog nosuperhero.co.uk, where she documented her experiences of mental illness, fatigue and chronic pain with the goal of spreading awareness, empowering and educating her readers.
Heather is keen that colleagues are supported at their place of work, and she is a disability network lead that aims to support her firm’s disabled colleagues and carers. She is actively involved in working with the senior executive team and diversity and inclusion leads to further the disability agenda throughout the business. Heather has won several awards and accolades, which can be found here.
Heather is a director of Inclusive Minds and works to the ensure children’s books are representative of all lived experiences, as children deserve to see themselves on the pages of their books. For more information on how Inclusive Minds can help you, please click here.
She holds BA and MRes degrees in English, and has published several articles in academic journals, on websites and in magazines, including The Journal of Gender Studies, The British Society of Literature and Science and Able Magazine. Heather regularly speaks at external events, including The London Book Fair, and the Children’s Media Conference, and she has worked with a variety of organisations across the country, such as Inclusive Minds, Scope, BBC, Huffington Post, AccessAble, CILIP and others. Heather regularly appears on panels and has appeared at conferences, seminars, on the radio and at other events pertaining to equality, diversity and inclusion. She provides advice and support to businesses and
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