Learning and Interactions Conference

Supporting people who are deafblind – inspiring your practice


Hosted by Seashell Trust and Sense

Tuesday 15 September 2015, 9am to 5.30pm
Manchester Central, Windmill Street, Manchester M2 3GX

This conference is designed to help professionals support people to live meaningful and enriched lives. Featuring talks from Dr Jan Van Dijk, leading practitioner, researcher and advocate in the field of deafblindness, Graham Firth, Director of the Intensive Interaction Institute, and Gail Deuce, specialist in CHARGE syndrome.

Programme includes:

  • International speakers and leading experts in the deafblind field
  • Workshops on a range of topics such as wellbeing and complex needs, early interactions, employment, dysphagia, sensory integration, sleep, transition, and communication
  • Networking with other professionals within the field

Who should attend?

Professionals in health, social care, and education who have a focus on supporting people with learning disabilities and/or sensory impairments.

The conference costs £160. This includes refreshments and lunch during the day as well as a CPD certificate of attendance. Should you require a supporting person to attend with you, such as a guide or interpreter, this person will attend free of charge. Please indicate this on the registration form.

Register and pay online on Eventbrite

Email: conference&events@sense.org.uk
Tel: 020 7014 9305 (voice or text)


Download a conference flyer (PDF)

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