1998 - West Midlands Disability Arts Forum established
1998, January - Survivors' Poetry
1998 - Full Body and The Voice founded. Established from the No Limits Experimental Theatre project set up by Artlink West Yorkshire. It is initially managed by Huddersfield Mencap and will develop into a theatre coompany employing actors with learning disabilties working full time and resident at the Lawrence Batley Theatre, Huddesfield. 
1998 - High Spin Dance Company present Stone, Crash, Crash, Founding 
1998 - Blue Eyed Soul Dance Company create their first dance video, 'Soul Agents'. Filmed on location at Shrewbury Railway Station
1998, January - Oily Cart present Hunky Dory!
1998, January - Art+power, Picture This and Welsh National Opera present Hear Our Voices, at Bristol Old Vic
1998, January - Advertisement appears in DAIL - 'Hundreds of collecting cans going free'
1998, February - Survivors' Poetry
1998, 2 February - 2 March - 'The Whirlwing Continues, Bedlam: Custody, Care and Cure 1247 - 1997', at Museum of London
1998, March - 'Photostories' exhibition of work by five photographers with learning disabilities, at Tom Blau gallery. Closes 6 March.
1998, March - Stalking Histories short play by Ruth Collett, with Garry Robson. Tours.
1998, March - Survivors' Poetry
1998, March-April - Graeae Theare Company present Two. Tours nationally.  
1998, 2 March - LDAF launches 'Postal Strike!', Allan Sutherland's idea for the most accessible, wide-ranging exhibition of Disability Art ever. This set of postcards had as a central principle that artists would be paid for the use of existing work, or be commissioned to produce new work. Implemented by Diane Pungartnik. Included artists Kate Adams, Fiametta Alley, Moira Coupe, Ben Cove, Steve Cribb, Libby Curtis, Meena Jafarey, Audrey Marhsall, Margaret Mitchell, Juliet Prentice, Tanya Raabe, Ann Whitehurst and Nancy Willis.
1998, 8 March - LDAF presents 'A Really Disabled International Women's Day'. Women-only event featuring Julie MacNamara, Annapurna Mishra, Shakani, Zeedy Thompson, Leah Thorn and Deaf Spice.
1998, April - Graeae Theatre Company present Two by Jim Cartwright and Jenny Sealey, with Gary Robson and Caroline Parker. Tours.
1998, April - Common Ground Sign Dance Theatre present Answer Me with Silence and Verse for Two, at Old Bull, Barnet.
1998, April - Survivors' Poetry
1998, May - Survivors' Poetry
1998, May-October - Heatwave Disability Arts Festival
1998, 5-9 May - CandoCo Dance Company present Out of Here, and new touring production After the Volcano. First at The Place, then touring.
1998, June - LDAF presents The Really Disabled Street Show at the Stoke Newington Midsummer Fetsival. Features Mat Fraser, Totlyn Jackon with Neville Murray, Ayoka, and P.J. Fahy.
1998, June - LDAF launches Disabled People's Direct Art Network, a radical new initiative to bring autonomous disability arts activity to all disabled people in Greater London, starting with Brent, Croydon and Hackney. 
1998, 20 June - Survivor's Poetry, at Somer's Town Community Centre. Including readings from Voices of Conscience (Iron Press), Roger Lloyd Pack, Jehane Markham, Richard McKane, Stephen Watts (joint editors), Kath Tait (musician), and Jilian Tipene (MC Poet).
1998, July - Radio Times 3, featuring Mat Fraser (MC), Francis Rwama, Plastic Anorexic, Ayoka, Martin Davies, Totlyn Jackson and Neville Murray, Ian Stanton, and Blind, Black and Breathless
1998, July - Survivors' Poetry, at Somers Town Community Centre. Featuring Peter Campbell, John Peacock and The Essex Girls' Poetry Collective.
1998, 13-25 July - Graeae Theatre Company presents Alice at the Drill Hall, a free adaptation by Noel Greig of Alice in Wonderland, in collaboration with Nottingham Playhouse and Roundabout Theatre in Education. Directed by Geoff Bullen and Jenny Sealey.
1998, August - Salford and Trafford Disability Arts Initiative, a three-year programme of work set up by the two boroughs.
1998, August - Jenny Morris Encounters with Strangers: Feminism and Disability (Book)
1998, August - Heart n Soul present The "New" Experience, at Chester, Manchester, London
1998, September - Stephen Dwoskin Pain Is... (Movie)
1998, September-October - The Shape We're In
1998, 19 September - Survivors' Poetry, at Somers Town Community Centre. Featuring readings from Voices of Consciene (Iron Press), Roger Lloyd Pack, Jehane Markham, Richard McKane and Stephen Watts (joint editors), Kath Tait (musician) and Jilian Tipene (MC Poet).
1998, 3 October - LDAF Cabaret, at Jackson's Lane Community Centre. Featuring Mat Fraser (compere), Leah Thorn, Martin Davis, Jurg Heiniger and Aoka.
1998, October - Survivors' Poetry
1998, 17 October - P.J.Fahy dies
1998, November - Disability Arts/Arts and Disability Conference, Bracknell (organised by Southern Arts). Featuring speeches from Paddy Masefield, Jo Verrent and Daphne Payne. Contributions from Adam Reynolds and Tony Heaton.
1998, November - Dave Lupton (Crippen) Welcome to the Crip Zone (New book of cartoons)
1998, December - Launch of Sub Rosa: Clandestine Voices
1998, December - Char March The Crisis Collection - poetry inspired by experience of a Crisis Centre
1998, December - 'Ridge Walking' postcard poem
1998, December - Amethyst fourth poetry anthology by Gemma, disabled women poets collective
1998, December - Ian Stanton dies