“Creative Solutions for People with Intellectual Disability, Autism and Mental Health Difficulties”
Date: Thursday 15th November
Praxis Care wishes to remind you of this important conference.
It is widely recognised that there is a national shortage of responsive services for people with complex needs, intellectual disability, autism and mental health difficulties. Praxis Care is delighted to bring together practitioners who specialise in personalised focused responses for individuals, advocates and family members.
This conference is an opportunity to hear from speakers from Ireland, Northern Ireland and the UK, including Dr.Fionnuala Kelly, National Clinical Lead, Mental Health Intellectual Disability Programme; Dr. Anthony Kearns, Central Mental Hospital; Dr.Bathika Perera, Haringey Mental Health Trust UK; and Adam Harris, Autism Activist and founder of AsIAm.
Please see below for the full programme.
There is no cost for this conference, so if you haven’t already done so, please register your interest now to avoid disappointment with firstname.lastname@example.org,
or telephone 041 6871904.
|08.30am – 09.15am||Registration & Coffee.|
|09.15-09.30am||Welcome, Nevin Ringland, CEO Praxis Care
Chair, Jacinta Walsh, Co-Founder Drogheda Abacus School
|09.30-09.45am||Minister for Disability Issues, Finian McGrath
|Developing Mental Health Services for Adults & Children with Intellectual Disability. Chair, Dr. Christine Kennedy Consultant Forensic Psychiatrist, NHS Belfast|
|09.45-10.10am||Dr. Fionnuala Kelly, National Clinical Lead, HSE Mental Health Intellectual Disability Programme|
|10.10-10.35am||Dr. Bathhika Perera, Consultant in Intellectual Disability, Haringey LD Partnership London, UK|
|10.35-11.00am||Dr. Anthony Kearns, Clinical Lead Forensic Health Services & Intellectual Disability, Central Mental Health Hospital.|
|Developing Mental Health Services for Adults & Children with Intellectual Disability – Experience & Practice. Chair, Deirdre Carroll, Independent Disability Policy Analyst|