Disability and Social Inclusion Seminars 2015-16:

For more information or to reserve a place please contact Doria Pilling: d.s.pilling@city.ac.uk

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