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LDT Study Day 2018Learning Disability Study Day 2018

Date: Tuesday 15 May 2018

Venue: ORT House, London

Who for: All learning disability professionals

The aim of Learning Disability Today Study Day is to enable health and social care professionals to develop their knowledge and skills to help them improve the lives of people with learning disabilities.

Experts and academics in learning disability will be delivering masterclasses and practice development sessions to help you improve outcomes for your organisation, for you as a practitioner and for those with learning disabilities. There will also be the opportunity to network and share with like-minded peers.

Learning Disability Study Day 2018 Programme

(This programme is provisional and may be subject to change)

Morning plenary sessions: 
delegates attend the plenary session and a masterclass

9:30 Registration

10:00 Chair's Welcome: Barney Cullum and Nadine Moore, Editors, Learning Disability Today website


10:05 PLENARY: LeDeR- Learning Disability Mortality Review Programme - Prof Dr Pauline Heslop, Programme Lead at LeDeR, Norah Fry Centre for Disability Studies, University of Bristol


11:05 Refreshments


11:25 MASTERCLASS: Challenging behaviour- Issues and approaches - Sarah Kean, Practice Development Lead, Avenues Group


12:30 Lunch and exhibition

Afternoon practice development sessions: 
delegates chose one from each session

13:30 Practice Development Sessions, choose from:

Room 1: Learning Disability and Epilepsy - Room 1 - Sally Ann Remnant, consultant nurse in epilepsy, Meath Epilepsy charity

Room 2: How to Communicate with People with a Learning Disability - Room 2 - The 'Can you Understand It' Team, Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust


14:20 Refreshments


14:30 Practice Development Sessions, choose from:

Room 1: Supporting the Mental Health and Mental Well-being of Adults with Learning Disability - Karina Marshall-Tate, Head of Education and Training, the Estia Centre

Room 2: Learning Disability and Autism – Communicating with Health and Social Care Professionals - Dr Susy Ridout


15:50 Chair's closing comments


16:00 Close of conference



Delegate - £99 + VAT


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