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Encouraging understanding of difference

In Uncategorized on February 28, 2009 at 6:28 am

Here’s a piece from today’s BBC website about attempts to offer positive representations and increased understanding of mental health problems to teenagers.

We used The Curious Incident… as an example of a text that makes an intervention into how disability and mental health (or just perceived “weirdness”) might be represented, and this article could be a helpful complementary text.

ENGA2 – representations of mental health

In individuals, issues on June 3, 2008 at 9:52 pm

· http://news.google.com/archivesearch?q=frank+bruno&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8&btnG=Search+Archives (Frank Bruno links)

· http://www.bbc.co.uk/ouch/news/btn/bruno_sun.shtml (on Bruno story)

· http://www.sane.org.uk/News/View/87 (on Bruno story)

· http://www.telegraph.co.uk/sport/main.jhtml?xml=/sport/2005/10/20/sotv20.xml&sSheet=/sport/2005/10/20/ixothspt.html (on Bruno story)

· http://www.guardian.co.uk/media/2006/nov/30/broadcasting.comment (Gail Porter)

· http://education.guardian.co.uk/higher/story/0,,364026,00.html

· http://www.guardian.co.uk/Columnists/Column/0,,368968,00.html

· http://www.guardian.co.uk/society/2008/feb/11/mentalhealth