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Seminar Programme for Kidz to Adultz Middle 2020
Seminar rooms are located past the main exhibition hall and Kidz to Adultz Registration area, down the concourse on the left.
Delegates will be able to boost their CPD by attending one or more of the 10 accredited presentations running alongside the exhibitions. Seminars cover a wide range of issues and topics of interest to families, carers, individuals and the professionals who support them. Presentations last around 45 minutes with a question and answer session at the end. The experts will be on hand throughout the day to answer any further questions you may have. Entry is FREE on a first come first served basis. Certificates of attendance will be available to collect on the day.
The presentation will cover:
There are lots of different scenarios where hoisting children can be challenging, and this practical seminar will explore how good planning for your Overhead Hoists will help meet the long-term hoisting needs of a child. This seminar will look at when to plan for an overhead hoist, considerations when planning for this type of hoist and innovative solutions to maximise function and minimise disruption during installation.
Category Sales Manager – Overhead Hoist
This seminar will look at the practical strategies to improve sleep using an evidenced based approach. It will also explore why children and young people with SEND are more at risk of sleep issues. Participants will learn about a behavioural approach to sleep and practical strategies that can be used to help to support children and their families to get a better night’s sleep.
The Children’s Sleep Charity
The aim of this seminar is:
Richard Harvey PGCert
National Clinical Training Manager
This seminar focuses on the link between bathing and good sleep and how a good night-time routine can improve sleep for children, their family and carers. It will incorporate both professional and personal experiences, finally it will reflect on bathing as an occupation to support clinical reasoning and evidence based practice.
The OT Service
Toilet training is an area of child development that most parents find stressful, with much conflicting information. However, it is important for all children’s independence, self-esteem and socialisation and quality of life. With the appropriate support many children with additional needs can toilet train at the same age as their typically developing peers.This seminar will discuss the importance of toilet training, when to start and will make suggestions on programmes that support children with developmental disabilities, including autism.
Changed to originally advertised
This seminar is aimed towards individuals living with a neuromuscular condition, parents of children with the condition or OT’s and physios who are supporting individuals with neuromuscular conditions. Getting them to think and reflect on what is needed in order to make the transition to adulthood with a neuromuscular condition possible, but most importantly, fun, hard work and reward!
Founder and Director
World awarded, this seminar offers autistic and disabled insights into thriving with a disability, and gaslighting. This seminar focuses on thriving with a disability, hidden disability, overcoming challenges and Autism quirks. On completion of the presentation, it is hoped that you will gain an in-depth personal account of thriving with a hidden disability.
Autistic / Autism Trainer / Motivational Speaker
The aim of this seminar is to inform you what Makaton Friendly is all about, as well as teaching you a few signs to get you started. Makaton Friendly is an initiative which has moved further towards the community space, it has been recognised we need to identify more places outside of educational settings, to allow individuals to communicate with a wider range of people and allow for more opportunities to have independence, be heard and seen. This can support, reducing frustrations and give you more ideas about where to get out and about.
Makaton Regional Tutor / Founder of the first Makaton Friendly Town
The Makaton Charity
Discover our Simple Augmentative and Alternative Communication framework and how it brings together the key ideas about how we can help support early AAC learners to develop their communication skills. You will learn 9 different implementation strategies (one for each letter of Simple AAC). These strategies cover everything from modelling and making it interesting, to thinking about the ways we can respond to AAC users. We will have some handy low tech resources available to help you get started with these strategies straight away.
Assistive Technology Specialist
Smartbox Assistive Technology
It’s important that we have a seminar programme to benefit you. Do you have any suggestions for topics that would help you with your professional development or as a parent/carer? Contact Disabled Living today: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Upon attending a talk from our seminar programme, CPD certificates will be given.
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