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Powerpoint presentation from the Rix Centre's My New Media Life conference at the British Museum on 1 October 2008

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  • 1. New media futures Sir Robin Wales – Mayor of Newham My New Media Life - 1st October 2008
  • 2. New media futures The ‘Newham Easy Read’ web portal Andy Minnion, Jana Burton, Rasime Singh & Ajay Choksi with Laura Sparrowhawk, Jason Wilkinson, Zeeshan Naseer and Khobir Hussain My New Media Life - 1st October 2008
  • 3. Newham Easy Read web portal Pilot development and implementation of transition portal for and with people with learning disabilities
    • Accessible information
    • Service-user participation
    • Peer learning and support
    • Multimedia advocacy
    • ‘ Web 2.0’ - user generated content, rich media, online communities , distance learning
    • Joint funded by SCIE, The Rix Centre and London Borough of Newham with support from BP & Jack Petchy Foundation
    • LOGOS
    New Media Futures
  • 4. The Road Ahead programme
    • ‘ The Road Ahead’ - Norah Fry, Somerset People First (NSPF)
      • Research charting available transition information for young people with learning disabilities and their families and what they service-users felt was needed
    • ‘ Following the Road Ahead’ - NSPF, Tower Project
      • Audit of available accessible transition information online, information provider strategies and feasibility study of web portal solution
    • ‘ Beyond the Road Ahead’ - London Borough of Newham and East London organisations
      • Pilot implementation of Transition Portal and satellite website project
    New Media Futures - ‘The Road Ahead’
  • 5.
    • ‘… there is a shortage of accessible transition information for young people and value of peer produced material in multiple media formats’
    • ‘ The Road Ahead’
    • ‘… trend for websites to be expensive, short-term projects. Peer-produced content is popular, accessible and relevant for young audiences. Web 2.0 technology provides affordable and sustainable potential with network and community building potential’
    • ‘ Following the Road Ahead’
    • ‘… the Newham Easy Read web portal provides accessible information, creates a framework for staff and service-user participation, for peer and professional advocacy and the joining up of transition services’
    • ‘ Beyond the Road Ahead’
    The Road Ahead - findings New Media Futures - ‘The Road Ahead’
  • 6.
    • Process and participation
    • Jana Burton – Strategic Lead for Adult Social Care: London Borough of Newham
    New Media Futures - ‘The Newham Easy Read portal’
    • How Newham Partnership for People with Learning Disabilities first got involved
    • Why we have been involved
    • Funding support from the London Borough of Newham
    • How Newham Partnership for People with Learning Disabilities manage the website development now
    • Next steps for improvement
    • What opportunities The RIX Centre has provided
    • CSCI Report
  • 7.
    • Process and participation – Rasime Singh: Accessible information Officer, London Borough of Newham
    New Media Futures - ‘The Newham Easy Read portal’
  • 8.
    • Process, product and scaffold
    • Inclusion and participation
    • Employability and citizenship
    New Media Futures - ‘The Newham Easy Read portal’ A new media framework
  • 9.
    • Local authority moderation and management
    • Top level take-up and leadership
    • Partnership of Borough’s communications, ICT and social care teams
    • Accredited training and support for all participants
    • Inclusive editorial, production and support team
    • Accessible and rich-media capable ICT in the community
    New Media Futures - ‘Beyond the Road Ahead’ Sustainability
  • 10.