Joy of Sound

Joy of Sound

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  • Health and well being / research and care
  • Learning disabilities / difficulties
  • Mental health
  • Physical disabilities

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MISSION to help create a world where every person is acknowledged valued and included in all aspects of society as an equal.

We encourage, facilitate and acknowledge the self-expression and self- empowerment of all people, and particularly:

  1. Impaired and disabled people
  2. Socially and economically deprived and marginalised people including elders
  3. People facing mental health challenges
  4. Unemployed people
  5. People on wellbeing pathways including learning disabled people, and people living with long term debilitating health issues
  6. People facing barriers to their access of creative health and wellbeing activities


We promote and advocate for increased social and economic inclusion by:

  1. Delivering regular weekly all-year-round inclusive participatory music and combined arts workshops
  2. Providing trainings in JOS inclusive workshop techniques
  3. Educating people about the value and use of inclusive and combined arts practices at educational sessions, workshops, seminars, lectures and events
  4. Co-design and production of bespoke musical instruments and instruments access equipment
  5. Reaching out to engage hard-to-reach groups
  6. Facilitating volunteer pathways for personal and social wellbeing, lifelong learning and career development

We aim to increase awareness about issues relating to disability and social exclusion by:

  1. Disseminating inclusive practices and practice based research at presentations, showcase events, festivals and conferences in UK and abroad
  2. Developing and providing Inclusive Social Training Development with disabled people, familial and professional care and support givers, volunteers and community
  3. Engaging with existing and developing strategic networks forging opportunities for collaboration and focus towards increased public awareness and social change

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