Toby Brandon


is a Reader in Mental Health and Disability at Northumbria University where his research and theory focuses on the Social Model of Disability, Mad Studies, inclusion and emancipation. He has published around advocacy, disability hate crime and the effectiveness of local mental health services. He has been involved with Disability North for over ten years and takes great pride in being part of such a vital, growing service for disability people in the North East. Since recently becoming a grandfather, he has become an expert in Lego and Peppa Pig.