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Our CPD-certified seminar programme has three streams: Autism and Learning Disability, Health and Well-being, Policy and Practice. Choose your seminars from across the streams to create a day that matches your own learning needs and interests. Explore the exhibition, attend workshops and hear from experts in the field as they address today’s most competitive challenges at LDT London 2018.
Date: 28 November 2018
Venue:ILEC Conference Centre, Earls Court, London
Who for: learning disability providers from across the statutory and independent sectors, learning disability professionals and students, people with learning disabilities, carers
LDT London 2018 programme
Autism and Learning Disability Stream
11.20-12.20 - Supporting Adults and Children with Learning Disabilities and Autism
Julie Beadle-Brown - Tizard Centre; La Trobe University
13.10-14.10 - 10 Rules for Diagnosis
Jim Blair - Great Ormond Street Hospital
Viki Ainsworth - Expert through Lived Experience
14.20-15.20 - Sex and Relationships Education for People with Intellectual Disabilities and with Autism
Dr Kelly Asagba - Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service and Children with Disabilities Team, Southampton
Dr Sophie Doswell - Barnet Learning Disability Service
15.30-16.30 - A Life Without Fear?
Christine-Koulla Burke - Mental Health Foundation
The Foundation for People with Learning Disabilities Reference group will present their report on hate crime A life Without Fear? They will discuss their report and help participants to think about what is hate crime.
Health and Well-being Stream
11.15-12.15 - Helping Carers of People with Personality Disorders and Learning Disabilities
Dr Colin Hemmings - Kent and Medway Partnership NHS Trust
Dr Jo Anderson - Mental Health of Learning Disability Service, KMPT NHS Trust
Dr Max Pickard - Mental Health of Learning Disability Service, KMPT NHS Trust
Emma Rye - NHS, KMPT NHS Trust
12.40-13.40 - Ignoring the Emotional Life of People with Learning Disabilities
David O'Driscoll - Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust
14.00-15.00 - Learning Disability and Dementia: Best Practice for Day to Day Support
Dr Karen Watchman - University of Stirling
15.15-16.15 - Engaging with Primary Care and Improving Cancer Services
Amy George - East Hampshire Learning Disability Service, Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust
Marta Coates - North Hampshire Learning Disability Service, Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust
Julie Tucker - North East and Cumbria Learning Disability Network
Policy and Practice Stream
10.00-11.00 - Panel Debate: Protection or Aspiration - The Future of Learning Disability Services
Strides are being made to support people with learning disabilities from being less marginalised from society. How do services strike the balance between delivering tailored social care and health on a budget, with empowering individuals to enjoy the same full lives like everyone else?
Tim Cooper - United Response
Madeline Cooper-Ueki - National Development Team for Inclusion (NDTi)
11.20-12.20 - Do we still Value People with a Learning Disability?
Dr Steve Mee - Author of 'Lives with Autism' and 'Valuing People with a Learning Disability'
13.00-14.00 - Raising the Bar – How to Involve People with Profound and Multiple Learning Disabilities in Decision and Choice-Making Activities
Anne Lawn - Sense
Michael Fullerton - Care Management Group (CMG)
Dr Thomas Doukas - Choice Support
Annie Fergusson - PMLD LINK
Joanna Grace - The Sensory Projects
14.15-15.15 - Here, Now and the Future of the Transforming Care Programme
Ray James CBE - NHS England
Natalie MacPherson - MacIntyre
15.30-16.30 - Recognising Support Work: The Gap Between Policy and Practice