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Supporting a neurodiverse person in the school or workplace
13th March 2023 @ 10:30 am - 3:30 pm
- Date: Monday 13th March
- Time: 10:30 – 15:30
- Venue: Zoom (online) – Seminar
- Healthcare professionals, medical providers, and those with a responsibility for caring for a person with a neurodiverse condition in an educational setting or workplace.
This course is designed to inform and educate people who are supporting others with their health when they have a neurodiverse condition. We will hear from expert speakers about supporting those with Autism, dyslexia, ADHD and other situations where medical support may be necessary. The aim is to understand their health care needs and implement practices that allow them to flourish.
Training topics will include:
- What are neurodiverse conditions
- The guidance behind supporting a person in school or a workplace
- Reasonable adjustments
- Health interventions.
- To understand the different neurodiverse conditions
- To have an awareness of treatment and management
- To be able to apply reasonable adjustments to support a person
Jane Graham, Director, Hieda
Trained at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Sick Children, Jane has over 30 years of nursing background, Many of them in trauma and intensive care. Whilst in PICU, she had a number of different roles. Nine years of that included a role as a specialist retrieval nurse (CATS) that entailed travelling around the country to stabilise and bring back critically unstable children. To do this she learned advanced nursing and basic medical skills in resuscitation, all medical conditions, and trauma.
She went on to teach these skills to student nurses, qualified nurses and junior doctors as the Practice educator on intensive care. This role also involved lecturing regularly at South Bank University. She has been a DSL for Safeguarding at an independent boarding school where she was Lead Nurse. She is also an instructor for Qualsafe, an awarding body approved by the HSE. She is currently the director of Hieda and director of health and wellbeing for the BSA Group.
Dr Tony Lloyd, CEO, ADHD Foundation
Dr Tony Lloyd is the CEO of the ADHD Foundation Neurodiversity Charity,- the largest patient led ADHD agency in Europe. Dr Lloyd has been a pioneering advocate for neurodiverse paradigm in health, education and business in the UK. The Foundation has been at the forefront of the Neurodiversity agenda in the UK and responsible for the award winning Neurodiversity Umbrella Project.
Dr Lloyd is the recipient several national awards and is co-author of several national reports on ADHD in the UK; A Lifetime Lost or a Lifetime Saved’ 2016,; ‘Bridging the Gap’ published in 2017 focussing on transition from child to adult mental health services, ‘Will the Doctor See me Now’,( 2019) focussing on health inequalities in adult ADHD services in the UK & in 2021, Dr Lloyd commissioned and co-authored ‘The National Expert Consensus Statement on Failures in National Health Services for Patients with ADHD’ in the Medical Journal, ‘Frontiers in Psychiatry’ in March 2021.
Dr Scott Rowbotham, Neurologist, SR Physio
Jill Bennedik M.A., B.Phil., B.Ed.(Eng.), Dip. Read. Dev, Associate Trainer, British Dyslexia Association
Spanning education and the workplace, Jill is a very experienced trainer and assessor. She joined the British Dyslexia Association eleven years ago following a career teaching in schools, and currently combines her work with the B.D.A with supporting dyslexic learners in Higher Education. As a trainer across the private and public sectors of the workplace, Jill has extensive knowledge of the challenges dyslexic people may face and the adjustments that can be put in place to ensure success. This will be a practical, informative, and interactive session.
- Member Rate: £145
- Non-member Rate: £290*
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