Disability and Social Inclusion Seminars 2015-16:
For more information or to reserve a place please contact Doria Pilling: email@example.com
|Thursday, November 12th
|Technology and empowerment for disabled people
|Robin Christopherson, Head of Digital Inclusion, AbilityNet
|Thursday, December 10th
|The meaning of arts for people with mental health problems and physical disabilities
|Dr Frances Reynolds, Reader, Occupational Therapy, College of Health and Life Sciences, Brunel University
|Friday, January 22nd, 2016
|“Looking at illness in a very different way”: psychiatrists’ views of mental health recovery
|Dr Tom Shakespeare, Senior Lecturer, Norwich Medical School
|Thursday, February 11th
|Disabled people’s financial histories: Uncovering the disability wealth-penalty
|Dr Abigail McKnight, Senior Research Fellow, Centre for Analysis of Social Exclusion (CASE), London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE).
|Thursday, March 10th
|Driving change in the delivery of mental health services
|Paul Farmer, Chief Executive, Mind
|Thursday, April 14th
|Will the integration of health and social care solve the problems of provision of long-term care?
|Richard Humphries, Assistant Director of Policy, King’s Fund
|Thursday, May 12th
|ICT and dementia
|Professor Martin Knapp, Professor of Social Policy and Director of the Personal Social Services Research Unit (PSSRU), London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE).
|Thursday June 16th
|Does peer support benefit people with long-term health conditions?
|Jullie Tran Graham, Programme Manager, Health Lab and Johanna Ejbye, Health and Ageing Team, Health Lab, Nesta