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Praxis Care Autumn Conference, Crown Plaza Hotel, Dundalk, Thursday 14th November 2019

“Building Castles in the Sky: The future of services for Children with Intellectual Disability, Mental Health Issues, Autism and Complex Needs”


08:30 – 09:15Registration & Coffee.
09:15 – 09:20Welcome by Chair, Fergus Finlay
09:20 – 09:45Andy Mayhew, CEO Praxis Care  – ‘The Context’

Carol Breen Director of Care and Development, Ireland – ‘The Praxis Story So Far’

09:45 – 10:00Finian McGrath; Minister of State for Disability Issues
Meeting the Mental Health Needs of Children and Young People with Intellectual Disability
10:00 -10:45Dr. Heather Hanna, Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist in Intellectual Disability for the Southern Trust and Siobhan Rogan, Advanced Practitioner and Manager for Intellectual Disability CAMHS
10:45 – 11.00Discussion
11:00 – 11:30Tea /Coffee
The Synergy Programme – Changing Mindsets, Narratives and Cultures around  “Behaviours  of Concern”
11:30 – 11:55Linda Woodcock, AT-Autism UK
A Lived Experience – Managing the Challenges
11:55 – 12:20Sonia Callaghan, Parent and Practitioner
The Early Years- the Importance  of  Good Mental  Health and Well Being of Children and Families in the Autism Community
12:20 – 12:45Fiona Ferris, Deputy CEO,  AsIAm  Charity
12:45 – 13:00Discussion and Closing Remarks
 Lunch & Finish

To book your space at the conference contact the office on 041 687 1904 or email roiconference@praxiscare.ie


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