Click Start Editorial Team
Miles Leonard: 34 years old, from Leyton. Miles works for Ellingham Employment Services as a Communications and Marketing coordinator. Miles finds new projects and coordinates their development. He started working for Ellingham in 2003, and has collaborated with the Rix Centre for almost two years now, involved in various Rix Centre research projects, such as the Newham Easy Read website and Inclusive New Media Design research project; making easy-build websites with services users and helping to find people with learning disabilities to be user testers. On click Start Miles will be working closely with the team of editors and help them to train others to be editors too.
Jason: 23, from Newham. Jason was recruited through First Line, a supported employment agency for adults with learning disabilities based in Newham, where he worked for more than 2 years. Jason loves building the website, previously he help build a website for First Line Employment. In his spare time Jason loves playing computer games with his Xbox 360, action and platform games in particular, so he is the perfect person to be involved in this project.
Lee: 26, from Beckton. Lee entered Click Start thanks to Eastway Care, an independent service for people with learning and physical disabilities based in Silvertown; this is his first experience of having paid work. He loves to take pictures and recording sound. Lee says he has enjoyed uploading them onto the website. In his spare time he enjoys watching any kind of shows on television, sports and movies. He is looking forward to helping build the Click Start website with the rest of the team.
Vivek: 27, from East Ham. Vivek has been enrolled in Click Start through East Ham Job Centre. He has had other jobs, working in various kitchens, but this is the first time he has had the opportunity to work with new media and with the web. He likes taking pictures for the website, uploading and recording sound for the website. Vivek likes to spend his leisure time cooking, swimming, playing cricket and watching football on television; he’s a big fan of Manchester Utd.