Learning Disability Today Exhibition 29 November 2011

Certitude is exhibiting at the Learning Disability Today Exhibition, Business Design Centre, Islington, London.  We will be on Stand 31.  Come and say hello!  Seminars will be taking place throughout the day – see below.  For more information visit  www.learningdisabilitytoday.co.uk.  Tickets are £ 24 to attend but people with learning disabilities, unwaged, full-time students, unpaid carers, unpaid volunteers, and natural supports can attend for free.

 CPD certified seminar programme:

• Keynote address – Where are we now?

• Hate crime – The right to live safely in your community

• Employment – expecting to work?

• Advocacy – Staying Strong

• Health – Improving Health and Lives

• Housing: living where and how you want

• Community inclusion

• Transition: preparing for life

• Growing older together

• Opening Doors: our road to better health

• Personalising support through person-centred thinking

Speakers include:

• David Congdon, Head of Campaigns & Policy, Mencap

• Nicola Gitsham, Lead – Transition to Adulthood, National Development Team for Inclusion (NDTi)

• Mike Smith, Lead Commissioner, Disability Harassment Inquiry, The Equality and Human Rights Commission

• Liz Sayce, Chief Executive, RADAR

• Sue Turner, Project Manager, Improving Health and Lives – The Learning Disability Public Health Observatory

• Jo Seddon, Inclusion Trainer, National Development Team for Inclusion (NDTi)

• Noelle Blackman, Deputy Chief Executive, Respond

• Self advocate, Respond

• Carl Bygrave, Opening Doors

• Steve Scown, Chief Executive, Dimensions

• Linda Jordan, Lead – Disabled Children, National Development Team for Inclusion (NDTi)

• Michelle Livesly, Helen Sanderson Associates