The Tizard Centre

Innovative Models and Practice in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Conference 2017

The Tizard Centre will be holding a forum looking at Innovative Models and Practice in IDD on Saturday 2 September 2017 from 09:30- 16:15 hours.

This will include:

  • a whole range of talks and sessions for people to participate in
  • a short film from Square Pegs Kent "This is Me". Square Pegs is a drama group set up to develop communication and social skills building self-esteem and confidence for those with a learning disability or social communication difficulties
  • and time to network with like minded people
  • Professor Rachel Forrester-Jones (Director) and Prof Julie Beadle-Brown will be giving their professorial inaugural talks

Parallel sessions will include:

Prof Glynis Murphy - Intellectual and developmental disabilities and the Criminal Justice System
Dr Paraskevi Triantafyllopoulou - Health care for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities
Dr Ciara Padden - Applied behaviour analysis
Tony Osgood - Challenging behaviour
Dr Peter Baker - Positive behaviour support
Prof Peter McGill - Capable environments
Dr Peter Langdon - Psychological interventions for offenders with intellectual disabilities
Dr Jill Bradshaw - Communication
Dr David Oliver - Palliative care

Full programme of event
The day is being held at the University of Kent, Canterbury campus, SIBSON building.

To book a place for this please go to the University of Kent online store.
There is a refundable charge of £20 which will be paid back to the card used for payment after the event. A £20 charge will be retained in the case of non-attendance.

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Tizard Centre, University of Kent, Canterbury, Kent, CT2 7LR

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Last Updated: 12/06/2017