Sinéad Burke is an advocate, teacher, and a British Vogue Contributing Editor. She also happens to be a little person at three and a half feet tall. Born with the genetic disorder achondroplasia, Sinéad was in primary school when she first advocated for change and requested a different style of desk which she could access easily. Since then, Sinéad has gone on to become a leading disability advocate in the world of fashion and design.
Her book – Break The Mould – offers a heartfelt and inspiring guide to young readers on believing in themselves and finding comfort and pride in their own skin. From the power of being different and discovering self-love, to inspiring children to use their voices to be an ally and show friendship to others, Sinéad helps readers break the mould and find their place in the world.
It’s a fantastic book for kids and teens to work through, and Sinéad chats to me about what inspired her to talk directly to young people about embracing their differences.
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Music: Epidemic Sound
Artwork: Eleanor Bowmer