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Participatory research seminar 1 intro


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Participatory research seminar 1 intro

  1. 1. Towards equal andactive citizenship:pushing the boundariesof participatoryresearch with peoplewith learningdisabilities
  2. 2. Rohhss ChapmanMelanie NindJane SealeLiz Tilley
  3. 3. Participatory Research• Being involved in participatory research is one way in which people with learning difficulties can be equal and active citizenships
  4. 4. We talk• We talk a lot about why participatory research is a good idea
  5. 5. We don’t talk We don’t always ask questions about the positive claims that people make about participatory research
  6. 6. We don’t talkWe don’t always ask questions aboutwhy some areas of participatoryresearch are ignored
  7. 7. What is missing?• Participatory data analysis• People with high support needs
  8. 8. What we want to doGet people thinking andtalking about these twoignored areas ofparticipatory researchExplore new and creativeways of involving peoplewith learning difficulties inparticipatory research
  9. 9. Plymouth: the first seminar• Before we move forward we have to understand what has been achieved so far
  10. 10. Plymouth: the first seminar• Our speakers will share their experiences of the different kinds of participatory research they have been involved in
  11. 11. Questions• What has been achieved so far?• What are the tensions and challenges and can they be addressed?• Are there limits to the participation of people with learning difficulties in research – Who or what influences these limits?• Can and should the boundaries of these limitations be pushed?
  12. 12. Seminar philosophy: workingtogether• We all have an equal say• We share and value different experiences, ideas and opinions• Make space for talking and listening
  13. 13. Seminar philosophy: working together• Commitment to making thoughts and ideas as accessible as possible – In what we say and write – Allow space and time, to explain, repeat, pause
  14. 14. Seminar philosophy: working together• Commitment to improving each seminar• Feedback on what works and what does not work in the way we have planned and organised the day