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LDT London 2014 Exclusive Content : Anna White
This year's Learning Disability Today London event took place on 27 November and saw a full day of seminars on the theme of Living Well.
As part of a session on creating a positive outlook for people with learning disabilities, Anna White from LDCare Training spoke about how to identify and support people with a dual diagnosis of dementia and learning disabilities.
Watch a ‘teaser’ video of her talk below, while full highlights of this talk and PowerPoint presentations from 12 of the day's leading talks are available if you are a member of our LDT Knowledge Hub.