Black and White

Black and White was written by one of the Stories2Connect researchers in collaboration with a young person with autism who participated with the project. The material for the story was collected through an in-depth interview with a young woman and her mother who shared some of their experiences of education and challenges around (mis)understandings of autism. Read More …

Jasper’s Answer

Jasper’s Answer was written by one of the Stories2Connect researchers in collaboration with a young person participating with the project. The material for the story was collected through a series of interviews and events where the writer observed and talked with ‘Jasper’ in a wide variety of settings. This story offers a fictional portrayal of Read More …

Tall Ships and Small Steps

Tall Ships and Small Steps was written in collaboration with a young person participating in the Stories2Connect project. The material for the story was collected through a series of interviews and events where the writer observed and talked with Jessica (a name chosen by the young person) over a period of many months. Tall Ships Read More …

Festival Feedback

  Here’s what some of our visitors had to say about our project launch!     Share this: Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window) Click to print (Opens in new window) Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window) <a rel="nofollow" data-shared="sharing-twitter-550" class="share-twitter sd-button share-icon no-text" href="http://stories2connect project tracking Read More …

And so the project begins…

Project Launch Saturday 27th June Contributors, project members and UCLan student ambassadors eagerly awaited the first visitors to our storytelling festival one bright, sunny morning in June. After months of preparation and deliberation, we hoped that we would attract a large number of visitors from far and wide who were keen to experience stories in Read More …

Our Project Launch!

  Come and join us for our ‘Stories2connect’ project launch at the University of Central Lancashire on Saturday the 27th of June where visitors will be able to engage with storytelling in a wide variety of forms throughout the day.  As soon as you walk through the door you will be greeted by one of Read More …