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Events Folder BDA / ICT Information Days   Kendal, 2005-06-11 10:00:00 - 2005-06-11 15:00:00
The BDA Computer Committee(BDACC) has arranged two ICT Information Days for 2005, in memory of Alan Cotgrove, who was a much respected and very knowledgeable dyslexic member of BDACC. These days are an opportunity for parents, teachers and any one who has a care for dyslexic people to meet the providers of the software and hardware that can play such a vital role in developing strategies to increase independence in learning and life skills. The format will facilitate more in-depth discussion with the providers than is possible at an exhibition. You can find out about new products and raise queries about solutions you already use. There will be a talk in the middle of the day by Judith Stansfield (Kendal) and Victoria Crivelli (Southgate). Other members of BDACC will also be present to provide impartial advice.
Events Folder BDA / ICT Information Days   London, 2005-10-08 10:00:00 - 2005-10-08 15:00:00
The BDA Computer Committee(BDACC) has arranged two ICT Information Days for 2005, in memory of Alan Cotgrove, who was a much respected and very knowledgeable dyslexic member of BDACC. These days are an opportunity for parents, teachers and any one who has a care for dyslexic people to meet the providers of the software and hardware that can play such a vital role in developing strategies to increase independence in learning and life skills. The format will facilitate more in-depth discussion with the providers than is possible at an exhibition. You can find out about new products and raise queries about solutions you already use. There will be a talk in the middle of the day by Victoria Crivelli. Other members of BDACC will also be present to provide impartial advice.
Events Folder Learning Disability Open Meeting   London, 2005-05-20 14:00:00 - 2005-05-20 16:00:00
"Protecting Children with Learning Disabilities" - Parmjit Chahal "Drug and Alcohol Misuse issues for people with Learning Disabilities" - Luis Castillo. EVERYONE IS WELCOME Both of these events are in Frank Lampl Building, Kingston Hill, Room 6030. Parking permits available at the main reception on the day – no charge. Please let people with learning disabilities, their families and carers know about the events.
Events Folder Making Us Count: Seminars promoting the mental health needs of teenagers with LD   Glasgow, 2005-05-04 09:00:00 - 2005-05-04 16:00:00
The Foundation for People with Learning Disabilities will be holding a series of seminars in April and May across the UK, to raise awareness among practitioners and commissioners about the importance of mental health service provision for teenagers young people with learning disabilities. New research by the Foundation has found that the mental health problems of young people with learning disabilities often go unnoticed and untreated. The regional seminars will discuss findings from four research programmes, each of which explored different subject areas including - coping with depression, supporting minority ethnic groups and improving the current support available to young people with learning disabilities.
Events Folder Making Us Count: Seminars promoting the mental health needs of teenagers with LD   Birmingham, 2005-05-26 09:00:00 - 2005-05-26 16:00:00
The Foundation for People with Learning Disabilities will be holding a series of seminars in April and May across the UK, to raise awareness among practitioners and commissioners about the importance of mental health service provision for teenagers young people with learning disabilities. New research by the Foundation has found that the mental health problems of young people with learning disabilities often go unnoticed and untreated. The regional seminars will discuss findings from four research programmes, each of which explored different subject areas including - coping with depression, supporting minority ethnic groups and improving the current support available to young people with learning disabilities.
Events Folder Health Action Planning Day   Gateshead, 2005-05-12 10:00:00 - 2005-05-12 15:15:00
Being healthy makes you smile ! - Health Action Planning in Gateshead People with learning disabilities should get the same health services that are available to everyone else. Come and see how we’re doing it in Gateshead!
Events Folder Learning Disability Week   Glasgow, 2005-06-19 08:00:00 - 2005-06-26 16:00:00
It’s Our Community Too! This year the theme for Learning Disability Week is all about getting involved in your community. People with learning disabilities and their families should have the same rights as everyone else to do things in their communities. Learning Disability Week is a good chance to tell people that you have the right to be involved in your community. Plans for Learning Disability Week SCLD (Scottish Consortium for Learning Disability) is going to launch a photography exhibition. The photographs will show people’s communities across different times of the day. This will include the good things about them and the difficulties people can sometimes face getting out and about where they live. SCLD’s ‘My Right to be Safe’ Group is also hosting a let’s get together and talk about feeling safer in our communities event. This is so we can all find out what’s happening around this subject for people with learning disabilities and how we can share the work we’re doing. Get involved with ‘It’s Our Community Too!’ Take some photos! Get out into your community and take photos of the things that matter most to you. You can send your photographs back to SCLD and we’ll make them into a display.
Events Folder Understanding the Genetic Causes of Learning Disability   London, 2005-05-12 09:00:00 - 2005-05-12 17:00:00
How knowledge can guide good education and social practice. By the Royal Society of Medicine, Academic Department, 1 Wimpole Street, London, W1G 0AE
Events Folder Belstead Special School - Sensory Garden Opening   Ipswich, IP8 3ND, 2005-05-22 11:00:00 - 2005-05-22 16:00:00
Belstead Special School are opening their sensory garden as part of the open garden scheme. The school is for students 11-19 who have PMLD and SLD. The sensory garden has been renovated over the past year and includes a bog garden and is wheelchair accessible. There will be a prize draw, produce and cakes for sale as well as cream teas. Admission is £2.50 adults, children free, with proceeds going to Macmillan nurses.
Events Folder Treloar School Professional Visitors' Day   Hampshire, 2005-06-23 10:30:00 - 2005-06-23 15:30:00
Teaching, therapy, care, medical and other interested professionals are invited to see Treloar School - one of the largest non-maintained special schools for physically disabled young people, including those who also have a sensory or communication impairment or learning difficulties, from all over the UK
Events Folder Treloar School Professional Visitors' Day   Hampshire, 2006-03-09 10:30:00 - 2006-03-09 15:30:00
Teaching, therapy, care, medical and other interested professionals are invited to see Treloar School - one of the largest non-maintained special schools for physically disabled young people, including those who also have a sensory or communication impairment or learning difficulties, from all over the UK
Events Folder Treloar College Professional Visitors' Day   Hampshire, 2005-06-16 10:30:00 - 2005-06-16 15:30:00
Teaching, therapy, care, medical and other interested professionals are invited to see Treloar College and meet staff - one of the largest specialist further education colleges, and the first to gain DfES Beacon status, for physically disabled young people, including those who also have a sensory or communication impairment or learning difficulties, from all over the UK
Events Folder Treloar College Professional Visitors' Day   Hampshire, 2005-11-17 10:30:00 - 2005-11-17 15:30:00
Teaching, therapy, care, medical and other interested professionals are invited to see Treloar College and meet staff - one of the largest specialist further education colleges, and the first to gain DfES Beacon status, for physically disabled young people, including those who also have a sensory or communication impairment or learning difficulties, from all over the UK
Events Folder Learning Disability Today -Scotland   Glasgow, 2005-06-15 09:30:00 - 2005-06-15 16:30:00
The largest event in Scotland for everyone working in the learning disability field.
Events Folder Learning Disability Today - Manchester   Manchester, 2005-06-22 08:30:00 - 2005-06-22 15:30:00
The largest event in the north of England for everyone working in the learning disability field.
Events Folder Treloar School: Open Gardens Afternoon   Hampshire, 2005-06-26 13:00:00 - 2005-06-26 16:00:00
Everyone is welcome to come and see the creative and amusing gardens - including sensory areas and and enchanted garden - at Treloar School, one of the largest non-maintained special schools for physically disabled young people from all over the UK. Set in 28 acres of beautiful Hampshire countryside, the School is a centre of excellence - and its gardens a delight. Come and meet our gardening team and some of our students, children can enjoy a treasure hunt and other games, refreshments will be available.
Events Folder New Roles for Special Needs Support Services   Nottingham, 2005-07-11 10:00:00 - 2005-07-12 15:30:00
A Two day Workshop Facilitated by Derek Wilson and Colin Newton of Inclusive Solutions together with Carol Tashie Inclusion Facilitator, New Hampshire, USA. This is an essential new role in today's schools, and this workshop aims to prepare staff for the challenges of facilitating full inclusion. The role of the Inclusion Facilitator is a dynamic one, changing and growing as inclusive practice becomes increasingly comprehensive and sophisticated. If you are struggling to re-structure your support services and need an opportunity to think the issues through, come on this training event and leave with a clear strategy for the future. This event is intended for:LEA Support Services; L E A Officers; Staff of Special Schools; Area SENCos in the Early Years. PLACES AT THIS WORKSHOP ARE STRICTLY LIMITED TO 50. Cost £180
Events Folder Care Co-ordination Network UK   Glasgow, 2005-06-21 09:30:00 - 2005-06-21 15:30:00
CCNUK is a voluntary organisation which supports and promtes key worker and care co-ordination services for disabled children and young people and families. This Seminar will look at a range of topics, including the current climate for care co-ordination and key working in Scotland. It aims to bring together parents and professional from across agencies to increase the profile of key working and care co-ordination and to share best practice and ideas. Rates are £60 for members and £75 for non-members. There are also a limited number of free places for parents/carers of disabled children and young people with contributions towards childcare and travelling expenses available for these delegates.
Events Folder Moving On Up Information Day   Sheffield, 2005-06-28 10:00:00 - 2005-06-28 15:30:00
This is an exciting new website for young people who are moving on to adult life! It is especially for young people from black and minority ethnic communities. It can be used to find out lots of information, to share real stories and to find out about activities and any events. It can be used by anyone but especially young people with learning disabilities and their friends and supporters. It is also a website for anyone who works with young people, teachers, Connexions staff, youth workers and social care workers. So that you can get a real feel for what it’s all about, we are having an information / training day in Sheffield on 28th June at Hallam University. The day will have interesting speakers in the morning talking about what young people need to know at this stage in their life and how websites can help. Then there is lunch and in the afternoon there is a chance to use the website and get a real understanding of what it does. The event is free for young people and their supporters. There will be a £10 charge for professionals to be collected on the day (to cover lunch and admin).
Events Folder Early Years - Big Ideas   Norfolk, 2005-06-08 10:15:00 - 2005-06-08 11:15:00
Pre-school activity sessions for children with special needs and their parents/families. Come and join us for lots of great new ideas at Long Stratton Health Centre, Norfolk. Sessions run every Wednesday and places need to be booked in advance.
Events Folder National Health Facilitation Network Meeting   Leicester, 2005-07-20 10:30:00 - 2005-07-20 15:30:00
Learning Disability Health Facilitation Meeting looking at HAPs, Primary Care, Mental Health, CPA, Agenda for Change and sharing work on a national level. LD health professionals and any mainstream health service professional or anyone interested in the Health Facilitation Department of Health targets is welcome to attend. Places are limited so book yours now!
Events Folder European Conference on Early Childhood Intervention   Birmingham, 2005-11-28 09:15:00 - 2005-11-29 17:30:00
National Developments & European Perspectives: There are major policy and practice initiatives in the UK, in Early Intervention. This Conference will share those initiatives and stimulate a dialogue between the UK and European Early Intervention Services and will conclude with Europe considering its role internationally in Early Intervention. This event is for policy makers, practitioners at all levels (teachers, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, teaching assistants, paediatricians) and parents.
Events Folder Burnstock Music and Drama Festival   Burgess Hill, 2005-06-25 12:00:00 - 2005-06-25 20:00:00
A Music and Drama Festival for people with Learning Disabilities. Different acts will run throughout the day. Come and join us!
Events Folder Go Direct! Drama Presentation   Newquay, 2005-06-14 11:30:00 - 2005-06-14 12:30:00
Hi. Are you struggling getting the message across around Direct Payments? Then if you are based in Cornwall (or further afield) the events below are not to be missed. "Contact Drama", a group of students from Duchy College, have written and produced this presentation to explain and answer some of the most often asked questions to people with a Learning Disability. A booklet has also been produced to go with the presentation and a video is also on its way. There is no cost to attending and refreshments are available at each performance.
Events Folder Go Direct! Drama Presentation   Penzance, 2005-06-21 11:30:00 - 2005-06-21 12:30:00
Hi. Are you struggling getting the message across around Direct Payments? Then if you are based in Cornwall (or further afield) the events below are not to be missed. "Contact Drama", a group of students from Duchy College, have written and produced this presentation to explain and answer some of the most often asked questions to people with a Learning Disability. A booklet has also been produced to go with the presentation and a video is also on its way. There is no cost to attending and refreshments are available at each performance.
Events Folder Go Direct! Drama Presentation   Liskeard, 2005-07-05 13:45:00 - 2005-07-05 14:45:00
Hi. Are you struggling getting the message across around Direct Payments? Then if you are based in Cornwall (or further afield) the events below are not to be missed. "Contact Drama", a group of students from Duchy College, have written and produced this presentation to explain and answer some of the most often asked questions to people with a Learning Disability. A booklet has also been produced to go with the presentation and a video is also on its way. There is no cost to attending and refreshments are available at each performance.
Events Folder Go Direct! Drama Presentation   Saltash, 2005-07-12 13:45:00 - 2005-07-12 14:45:00
Hi. Are you struggling getting the message across around Direct Payments? Then if you are based in Cornwall (or further afield) the events below are not to be missed. "Contact Drama", a group of students from Duchy College, have written and produced this presentation to explain and answer some of the most often asked questions to people with a Learning Disability. A booklet has also been produced to go with the presentation and a video is also on its way. There is no cost to attending and refreshments are available at each performance.
Events Folder Go Direct! Drama Presentation   Upton Cross, Liskeard, 2005-07-12 18:30:00 - 2005-07-12 19:30:00
Hi. Are you struggling getting the message across around Direct Payments? Then if you are based in Cornwall (or further afield) the events below are not to be missed. "Contact Drama", a group of students from Duchy College, have written and produced this presentation to explain and answer some of the most often asked questions to people with a Learning Disability. A booklet has also been produced to go with the presentation and a video is also on its way. There is no cost to attending and refreshments are available at each performance.
Events Folder Go Direct! Drama Presentation   Truro, 2005-07-19 11:30:00 - 2005-07-19 12:30:00
Hi. Are you struggling getting the message across around Direct Payments? Then if you are based in Cornwall (or further afield) the events below are not to be missed. "Contact Drama", a group of students from Duchy College, have written and produced this presentation to explain and answer some of the most often asked questions to people with a Learning Disability. A booklet has also been produced to go with the presentation and a video is also on its way. There is no cost to attending and refreshments are available at each performance.
Events Folder Go Direct! Drama Presentation   Bude, 2005-07-26 13:45:00 - 2005-07-26 14:45:00
Hi. Are you struggling getting the message across around Direct Payments? Then if you are based in Cornwall (or further afield) the events below are not to be missed. "Contact Drama", a group of students from Duchy College, have written and produced this presentation to explain and answer some of the most often asked questions to people with a Learning Disability. A booklet has also been produced to go with the presentation and a video is also on its way. There is no cost to attending and refreshments are available at each performance.
Events Folder Creating Youth Work Opportunities for Young People with Disabilities   Leicester, 2005-09-08 09:45:00 - 2005-09-08 16:00:00
"As part of The NYA's training to celebrate the Year of the Volunteer 2005, September offers 'Creating Youth Work Opportunities for Young People with Disabilities' The aim of the training is to support youth workers in opening up opportunities for young people with disabilities and promoting citizenship. The day will: * Offer participants an opportunity to consider current legislation * Consider the barriers to young people with disabilities accessing services and consider ways of increasing opportunities * Discuss Person Centred Planning * Try out activities to encourage active citizenship and promote young people with disabilities as volunteers * Share and celebrate good practice
Events Folder To Have and to Hold - Theatre Production   Llanelli, 2005-06-20 13:00:00 - 2005-06-20 14:00:00
Based on extensive research and real-life stories of people with learning disabilities, To Have and To Hold explores the trials and tribulations, the joys and jubilations of a brother and his dependent sister… when he gets married and she meets a very special friend. FREE. Morfa Social Club: 07970494399
Events Folder To Have and to Hold - Theatre Production   Wolverhampton, 2005-06-21 13:00:00 - 2005-06-21 14:00:00
Based on extensive research and real-life stories of people with learning disabilities, To Have and To Hold explores the trials and tribulations, the joys and jubilations of a brother and his dependent sister… when he gets married and she meets a very special friend. £6.00 Arena Theatre: 01902 321321
Events Folder To Have and to Hold - Theatre Production   Builth Wells, 2005-06-22 19:30:00 - 2005-06-22 20:30:00
Based on extensive research and real-life stories of people with learning disabilities, To Have and To Hold explores the trials and tribulations, the joys and jubilations of a brother and his dependent sister… when he gets married and she meets a very special friend. £4 The Wyneside Arts Centre: 01982 552555
Events Folder To Have and to Hold - Theatre Production   Bridgend, 2005-06-23 12:00:00 - 2005-06-23 13:00:00
Based on extensive research and real-life stories of people with learning disabilities, To Have and To Hold explores the trials and tribulations, the joys and jubilations of a brother and his dependent sister… when he gets married and she meets a very special friend. Berwyn Centre, Nantymoel: 01656 651929 FREE
Events Folder To Have and to Hold - Theatre Production   Powys, 2005-06-24 13:00:00 - 2005-06-24 14:00:00
Based on extensive research and real-life stories of people with learning disabilities, To Have and To Hold explores the trials and tribulations, the joys and jubilations of a brother and his dependent sister… when he gets married and she meets a very special friend. Maldwyn Leisure Centre, Newtown, Powys 01874 625603 FREE
Events Folder To Have and to Hold - Theatre Production   Walsall, 2005-06-27 14:00:00 - 2005-06-27 15:00:00
Based on extensive research and real-life stories of people with learning disabilities, To Have and To Hold explores the trials and tribulations, the joys and jubilations of a brother and his dependent sister… when he gets married and she meets a very special friend.Forest Community Centre 01922 492080 FREE
Events Folder To Have and to Hold - Theatre Production   Rhondda, 2005-06-28 13:30:00 - 2005-06-28 14:30:00
Based on extensive research and real-life stories of people with learning disabilities, To Have and To Hold explores the trials and tribulations, the joys and jubilations of a brother and his dependent sister… when he gets married and she meets a very special friend. Cwmaman Institute 01685 887101 £4.90 and concessions £3.90
Events Folder To Have and to Hold - Theatre Production   Bristol, 2005-06-29 14:00:00 - 2005-06-29 15:00:00
Based on extensive research and real-life stories of people with learning disabilities, To Have and To Hold explores the trials and tribulations, the joys and jubilations of a brother and his dependent sister… when he gets married and she meets a very special friend.ACTA Centre, Bedminster, Bristol:0117 953 2448 FREE
Events Folder To Have and to Hold - Theatre Production   Cardiff, 2005-06-30 13:30:00 - 2005-06-30 14:30:00
Based on extensive research and real-life stories of people with learning disabilities, To Have and To Hold explores the trials and tribulations, the joys and jubilations of a brother and his dependent sister… when he gets married and she meets a very special friend. Repeat performance at 8.00pm - 9.00pm Weston Studio at Wales Millennium Centre: 08700 40 2000 £6.50
Events Folder To Have and to Hold - Theatre Production   Llandudno, 2005-07-04 14:30:00 - 2005-07-04 15:30:00
Based on extensive research and real-life stories of people with learning disabilities, To Have and To Hold explores the trials and tribulations, the joys and jubilations of a brother and his dependent sister… when he gets married and she meets a very special friend.Canolfan yr Orsedd 01492 878041 FREE
Events Folder To Have and to Hold - Theatre Production   Cardiff, 2005-06-06 11:00:00 - 2005-07-06 12:00:00
Based on extensive research and real-life stories of people with learning disabilities, To Have and To Hold explores the trials and tribulations, the joys and jubilations of a brother and his dependent sister… when he gets married and she meets a very special friend. Sbectrwm, Fairwater: 02920 561025 £3 Repeat performance at 2pm to 3pm.
Events Folder Keys To Inclusion   Middlesborough Teaching and Learning Centre, 2005-09-23 09:30:00 - 2005-09-23 16:00:00
This will be an engaging and inspiring training day, both a values primer and a practical guide to successful strategies for developing inclusive practice in educational settings for children and young people of all ages. 'Keys to inclusion' introduces participants to 6 Guiding Ideas that underpin inclusive practice. 1.The importance of WELCOME 2.Inclusion is about Adults' learning 3.Taking the Long View, thinking strategically about change 4.Giftedness as a new paradigm for understanding disability and difference 5.The Intentional Building of Relationships - 'Circle of Friends' work as an example of this 6.Not doing it alone - The Importance of Teams and multi-agency work in developing inclusive practise
Events Folder Sex Offending: Risk Assessment, Management and Treatment   London, 2005-09-19 10:00:00 - 2005-09-20 16:00:00
Respond are a charity with a long history in working with people with learning disabilities who have been sexually abused and people with learning disabilities who sexually abuse others. They offer psychotherapy, risk assessments and training. Respond are very pleased to welcome back their former directors and founders Alan Corbett and Tamsin Cottis to jointly run this training course. Both Alan and Tamsin have a vast experience of this work and are also well respected trainers. It is a rare treat for Respond to bring these two together again to run this event. Places are limited so please contact us ASAP to book a place. The cost per day – Statutory organizations £130 / Voluntary organizations £115
Events Folder Evolution Street   Bracknell, 2005-09-03 10:00:00 - 2005-09-03 17:00:00
Join our celebration of local diversity for people with learning difficulties in the Bracknell/Wokingham areas, their families and friends and local community.
Events Folder Why re-invent the wheel?   Oldham, 2005-10-12 10:00:00 - 2005-10-12 15:00:00
Following on from the show and tell conference, held in Oldham on the 1st March 2005, We are intending to establish a North West Network. This will be as a sub group from the North West National Communication Network supported by Mencap and will enable the exchange and sharing of accessible documentation by Local Authorities and other agencies.
Events Folder Training: Supporting People with SLD who have been sexually abused   London, 2005-10-17 10:00:00 - 2005-10-18 16:30:00
This course is an opportunity to consider the impact of sexual abuse on those with severe learning disabilities, and their support needs in the aftermath of abuse. This course will examine the importance of emotional support for people with severe learning disabilities who do not use verbal communication. The day will explore a range of therapeutic techniques available, reflect on effective ways of assessing someone’s needs and consider ways of ensuring informed consent and evaluating practice. Costs: £200 voluntary Sector, £225 Statutory sector. BUY ONE PLACE AND GET 20% OFF ANY OTHER PLACES.
Events Folder Watching Out for Older People   Haddington, 2005-09-15 09:30:00 - 2005-09-15 14:00:00
Come and see our exhibition of services for older people with learning disabilities and their carers.
Events Folder Learning Disability Today - London   London, 2005-11-23 09:30:00 - 2005-11-23 16:30:00
Learning Disability Today London features 130 exhibitors and cutting edge seminars running throughout the day featuring key professionals, service users and policy makers and 3,500 individuals working in the sector. Four special seminars will focus on supporting people with learning disabilities into paid work, providing information about self employment, direct payments, and getting a job with a local authority. Other seminar topics to include: families and carers, The Mental Capacity Act and a panel debate involving the leading members of the learning disability community. Plus: * Arts zone * Job zone * Media zone * Relaxation zone * Technology zone * Training and development zone Tickets cost £20 inc VAT in advance and £25 inc VAT on the day Come with your colleagues and save money - 5 tickets for £80 inc VAT
Events Folder UK Martial Arts Festival for People with Disabilities (a national event from 2006) a.k.a. Breaking Down Barriers   Swanley, Kent, 2006-11-16 10:00:00 - 2006-11-16 14:30:00
A try-it-out day for people with all kinds of disabilities to trial out a wide range of martial art styles. for those that want it we can put enquirers in touch with a club in their area. also there is a kata/patterns competitive element for practising martial artists with disabilities. this proved to be very popular at our last Festival Day with medals/trophies to the winner, 2nd & 3rd placing. the competitive element is the only national event of its kind across the whole UK.
Events Folder UK Martial Arts Conference for People with Disabilities (the related Festival will be a national event from 2006) a.k.a. Breaking Down Barriers   Swanley, Kent, 2006-11-18 08:30:00 - 2006-11-18 16:30:00
A conference in which we are endeavouring to put together a Development Plan for martial artists with all kinds of disabilities. We have an impressive array of speakers lined up with topics covering the elite level to those working at the more grass roots end plus presentations on health & safety issues to name just 3 topics. Basically there is little/no development work going on within most martial arts for this particular client group hence why this conference is being staged. Those that it will be of interest to: martial arts instructors/governing body officials, those involved within disability sport, volunteers and basically anyone that is interested in the topic of martial arts for people with disabilities.
Events Folder Ann Craft Trust Conference: Legislation in Practice   The Village Hotel, Nottingham, 2005-11-15 09:30:00 - 2005-11-15 16:30:00
Legislation in Practice will explore how recent legislation in practice has impacted on the lives of vulnerable people. This one-day conference will be delivered in a series of three joint presentations from law and practice professionals, and will focus upon; the Sexual Offences Act 2003, the Domestic Violence and Victims of Crime Act 2004, and the Mental Capacity Act 2005. To find out more, or to request a booking form contact the Ann Craft Trust. Cost: £145 (£20 discount for ACT members)
Events Folder Life Story Work   Leeds, 2005-10-04 09:30:00 - 2005-10-04 16:00:00
An introduction into the ideas and value of life story books for people with learning disabilities
Events Folder Managing Challenging Behaviours   Kidderminster, 2005-10-04 09:30:00 - 2005-10-05 16:00:00
This two day programme will lead to the achievement of LDAF Level 3 Unit 115 Managing Challenging Behaviours
Events Folder Extending Good Practice in Autism   Warrington, 2005-10-06 09:30:00 - 2005-10-06 16:00:00
For more experienced practitioners who would like the opportunities to explore current research and practice
Events Folder Graphic Facilitation   Kidderminster, 2005-10-06 09:30:00 - 2005-10-06 16:00:00
This event will help people gain confidence and skills in the use of drawing with groups as they reflect, develop ideas, make decisions and plan together
Events Folder Transition and Autistic Spectrum Disorders   Kidderminster, 2005-10-11 09:30:00 - 2005-10-11 16:00:00
Will provide participants with strategies for developing and planning effective transition arrangements for both the service and individuals
Events Folder Advocacy dilemmas and the role of the advocate   Kidderminster, 2005-10-12 09:30:00 - 2005-10-12 16:00:00
Will provide participants with a greater understanding of what makes an effective advocate and address good practice and quality in advocacy provision
Events Folder Leisure for Living   Kidderminster, 2005-10-13 09:30:00 - 2005-10-13 16:00:00
Will provide participants with knowledge and skills around PCP to support people with learning disabilities to access community leisure activities
Events Folder Creative Communication   Kidderminster, 2005-10-14 09:30:00 - 2005-10-14 16:00:00
Will encourage participants to consider interactive approaches to support individuals to communicate their needs through the arts
Events Folder Inappropriate sexual behaviours: children and young people with learning difficulties   London, 2005-10-17 09:30:00 - 2005-10-17 16:00:00
To enable participants to gain understanding and skill regarding recognition and appropriate responses to inappropriate sexual behaviours displayed by children and young people with learning difficulties
Events Folder Meeting the needs of people with profound and multiple learning disabilities   Kidderminster, 2005-10-03 09:30:00 - 2005-10-03 16:00:00
The event will focus on identifying and meeting communication needs, concentrating on those who are at the earliest stages of communication
Events Folder Understanding autistic spectrum disorders   Kidderminster, 2005-10-17 09:30:00 - 2005-10-17 16:00:00
An introductory day aimed at anyone who works with people who have autistic spectrum disorder
Events Folder Involving people properly   London, 2005-10-18 09:30:00 - 2005-10-18 16:00:00
This workshop will try to answer some of the questions about involving people, giving some practical ideas about how people can work together
Events Folder Legal framework relating to physical interventions and challenging behaviour   London, 2005-10-18 09:30:00 - 2005-10-18 16:00:00
Will enable experienced participants to explore issues relating to the development of a service frame work for supporting service users who exhibit challenging behaviours
Events Folder Learning Disabilities Awards Framework assessor training   Kidderminster, 2005-10-19 09:30:00 - 2005-10-19 16:00:00
Aimed at organizations who wish to have experience staff trained as assessors
Events Folder Managing Medication   London, 2005-10-19 09:30:00 - 2005-10-19 16:00:00
Of interest to people who support people with learning disabilities living with medication
Events Folder Sexuality & personal relationships for people with learning disabilities   Leeds, 2005-10-20 09:30:00 - 2005-10-20 16:00:00
Aimed at anyone wishing to develop awareness and understanding of sexuality in people who have learning disabilities
Events Folder Understanding learning disabilities and mental health issues   Warrington, 2005-10-20 09:30:00 - 2005-10-20 16:00:00
Will enable participants to raise their awareness of mental health issues, increase understanding of mental illness, and to identify appropriate interventions
Events Folder Risk management in challenging behaviour and physical intervention   London, 2005-10-21 09:30:00 - 2005-10-21 16:00:00
Designed for staff working with people whose behaviour may pose a risk to themselves or others
Events Folder "Self-injurious behaviour in people who have intellectual disabilities: Causes, consequences, interventions and supports"   Royal Society of Medicine, London, 2005-12-08 09:00:00 - 2005-12-08 17:00:00
This 1 day conference explores the nature of associations between self-injurious tendencies & intellectual disability in the context of working with clients, families & carers. We offer an integrated, multidisciplinary and multiagency perspective on ways of addressing this most challenging of areas. For further information please contact Sara Nettleship, Academic Department, The Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole Street, London, W1G 0AE
Events Folder Good Autism Practice   Manchester, 2005-11-04 09:30:00 - 2005-11-04 16:00:00
If you have an interest in Autism then this is a wonderful conference to attend. Run by BILD, it happens twice yearly in the north and south of England. You'll see speakers from different backgrounds and have the chance to look at exhibitors' stands in the breaks. The GAP conference covers a wide range of subjects and is always inspirational. For more details and to book go to BILD's website.
Events Folder Clicker 5 Training: CENMAC   London: Russell Square, 2006-05-05 09:30:00 - 2006-05-05 17:00:00
CENMAC run exciting training on lots of different software and SEN subjects across London. Clicker 5 is a wonderful literacy and communication tool to help struggling readers record their thoughts and express themselves. Fully accessible, Clicker 5 uses multimedia, speech feedback and much more. CENMAC's courses are friendly and you'll leave feeling confident to start using your software, with lots of advice and support from our experienced trainers. Contact CENMAC or SENJIT (www.ioe.ac.uk/senjit) for more information specific to this full day course.
Events Folder Clicker 5 Training: CENMAC   London: Kensington, 2006-05-17 09:25:00 - 2006-05-17 17:00:00
Kensington and Chelsea / Westminster City Learning Centre - This CLC is offering half day training in 'Clicker 5' delivered by CENMAC. Please get in touch with Emily Newland at the CLC to book. This is open to Kensington and Chelsea and Westminster teachers only. CENMAC deliver exciting training in many different SEN / ICT subjects across London. If there is something you are looking for and can't find here, contact us via the website below.
Events Folder Communication Matters National Symposium
The Communication Matters National Symposium is an annual event embracing a wide range of issues relating to Augmentative and Alternative Communication. It provides a forum to meet and exchange information with representatives from all disciplines associated with AAC, including users, parents and carers. The programme for the CM2006 National Symposium will include a mixture of presentations, including workshops, and video & platform presentations. There will be two morning and two afternoon sessions, and you will be able to choose from three or four presentations running concurrently. There will also be a Trade Exhibition, an Internet Café, social events, and more.
Events Folder Clicker 5 Training - CENMAC   Clapton Portico CLC - London, 2006-05-16 10:00:00 - 2006-05-16 15:30:00
Clicker 5 is an essential classroom tool for literacy and communication. It uses multimedia: video, speech, photos and images in a structured framework to make literacy accessible and fun. CENMAC's hands on courses are popular so please book early to avoid disappointment. If you work with a child supported by CENMAC then this course is eligible for our FREE TRAINING VOUCHER scheme. This is an introductory course, designed for people who have not yet begun to use the program in any depth. We run more advanced courses and in many subject areas - just check the website for details. There are 2 x 1/2 day courses running 10-12.30 and 1-3.30, please state which session you would prefer when telephoning. Thank you.
Events Folder Autism Cymru International Conference   Cardiff, 2006-05-08 17:45:00 - 2006-05-10 17:00:00
Following the success of Wales' 1st International Autism Conference in May 2004, Autism Cymru will be heading back to Cardiff City Hall for Wales' 2nd International Autism Conference in 2006. Once again the conference will bring together internationally renowned researchers, practitioners and individuals with autistic spectrum disorders to share their insights and experiences in order to improve understanding and practice. An unmissable event for anyone interested in Autism Spectrum Disorders. Conference presentations will be available to download from www.awares.org after the event.
Events Folder CENMAC Assistive Technology Open Day   London: Greenwich, 2006-07-14 12:00:00 - 2006-07-14 15:30:00
CENMAC (The Centre for Micro-Assisted Communication) work across London supporting hundreds of children to reach their potential with the aid of technology. This Open Day is for everyone - parents, teachers, advisors, therapists and more - to find out more about what we do and how our service could help the children you work with achieve more. More information is available on our website, or please telephone our friendly team. We look forward to seeing you there!
Events Folder Clicker 5 Training - CENMAC   London: Greenwich, 2006-07-05 10:00:00 - 2006-07-05 12:30:00
The friendly CENMAC team deliver many courses in ICT / SEN subjects across London. This Clicker 5 course is for beginners and will give you a great introduction to this wonderful program. The course will be held at Charlton CLC and places are free to those using CENMAC vouchers, or £30 per person without. Book early to avoid disappointment as places are limited. Clicker 4 training is also running in the afternoon.
Events Folder Clicker 4 Training: CENMAC   London: Greenwich, 2006-07-05 13:00:00 - 2006-07-05 15:30:00
Clicker 4 is an essential classroom tool for literacy and communication. It uses multimedia: video, speech, photos and images in a structured framework to make literacy accessible and fun. CENMAC's hands on courses are popular so please book early to avoid disappointment. If you work with a child supported by CENMAC then this course is eligible for our FREE TRAINING VOUCHER scheme. This is an introductory course, designed for people who have not yet begun to use the program in any depth. We run more advanced courses and in many subject areas - just check the website for details. Clicker 5 training is also running in the morning on this day.
 

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