Health of the Nation – Think Autism

Health of the Nation - Think Autism


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Holiday Inn London Bloomsbury
Coram Street, London, WC1N IHT

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Dear Members,

2nd Annual Carers Conference – Health of the Nation: Think Autism

Integrating Best Practice and Policy for Supporting Unpaid Carers.

Tuesday 11th June, 2019 Time: 09.30-16.30pm

Venue: Holiday Inn London Bloomsbury, Coram Street, London, WC1N IHT

09.30 – 09.50 Registration

09.50 -10.00 Welcome: Valma James Health and Social Care Consultant

10..00 -10.20 Keynote Speaker: Caroline Dinenage MP.

Minister of State for Care : Health & Social Care. Ministerial Lead for Carers: Improving Health Outcomes for Carers. Caring for Children with Autism & Learning Disabilities.

10.20 -10.30 Ministers Private Meeting with Carers.

10.30- 10.55 Dr Seshni Moodliar : Consultant Psychiatrist in Learning Disability & Specialist in Autism. A New Perspective in Community Care & Treatment

10.55 -11:15 Adam Stott: International Speaker. A Father sharing his experience in caring for a child with Autism & Challenges in Accessing Services.

11-15- 11.30 Break & Networking

11.30- 11.55 Debbie Spain: Researcher – Evidence Based Research on Family Intervention

11.55- 12.15 Laurence Mitchell : Author – A Brain with Two Minds “My Struggles with Asperger’s Syndrome”.

12:15 – 12.25 Claudette Woolfson Carer Advocate: The Challenges in the capacity as a Carer’s Advocate

12-30 – 13.00 Lunch & Networking

13:00 – 13.20 Winston Ben Clements TED Speaker, Resilience and Diversity Trainer: Disabilities have no boundaries – Promoting Independence

13:20- 13-45 Dame Philippa Russell : Vice President of Carers UK. Caring for Carers

13.45 – 14 :10 Jack Smith : Advanced Practitioner: Quality Improvement, Springfield Oaklands College, St. Albans. Supporting Students with Different abilities of ASC & Parental Support : Examples of Good Practice

14:10 – 14.30 Mike Rich : CEO Barnet Carers Centre Supporting Carers and Partnership Working.

14:30 – 14.45 Break

14:45 – 15:15 Nicole Lee: Solicitor at SEN Legal Ltd National SEN & Disability Legal Practice: Navigating the SEN Maze- Entitlement, Provision & The Appeals Process

15.15 – 15-30 Anita Reeves : Founder of Parents & Carers of Special Children with Special Needs (POSH) Caring for Carers.

15.30 – 15.45 Valma James : Health and Social Care Consultant. Minimising & Managing Risk – Carers Assessment & Building a Brighter Future for Carers, of Children, Young Adults & Adults with Autism & Learning Disabilities.

15-45- 16:00 Panel: Q & A

16.00 -16:15 Networking and Close.

Thank you for attending your participation was most appreciated.

Gratitude to the Royal College of Nursing, British Association of Social Workers, Carers UK , Barnet Carers Centre, Welwyn Garden City Chamber of Commerce and Oaklands College for their support in helping to make this a reality.

Valma James



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