Conference: Dyspraxia/DCD: Theory into Practice

We are delighted to announce our first conference for 2018. A one day conference for professionals working with children, adolescents and adults with neurodevelopmental disorders.  A full day for health and education professionals and employers to disseminate information to support those with dyspraxia/DCD and other conditions.

Our Dyspraxia/DCD: Theory into Practice conference is on Friday 2nd March 2018, taking place at The Bristol Hotel, Bristol!

A full day of information, strategies and theory behind the practice for professionals in health and education, teachers, SENCos, Learning Support Staff, employers and anyone with an interest in neurodiversity. The opportunity to network and exchange information about aspects of teaching and treating children and adults.

We are pround to announce the following speakers:

Professor Amanda Kirby, Keynote Speech: ’Dyspraxia/DCD: current research to clinical practice including practical strategies’.  A GP, experienced researcher, clinician, author and parent of a Neurodiverse adult with Dyslexia, DCD and ADHD. She has a unique perspective in understanding neurodiversity and co-occurrence.

Joanne Roberts, Physiotherapist working at the Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust talks about the her role in the assessment of motor skills leading to a diagnosis of dyspraxia/DCD.

Dr Mellissa Prunty,  Paediatric Occupational Therapist and lecturer in occupational therapy at Brunel University talks about handwriting that is slow and difficult to read and painful to produce leading to problems at school.

Mark Robinson, an adult diagnosed with dyspraxia/DCD at forty talks about his life experience of mis-education, the law and everything else in between.

Fees: Non-member £125 /Dyspraxia Foundation members £100
Fees include delegate packs to download,  refreshments, lunch and exhibition of resources.

Closing date:  Friday, 16th February 2018

 

How to book
You can book your place online by visiting our secure website and paying online.
* Please be aware that upon filling in your information you will be directed to our online shop to complete your payment. If possible please use the same contact information when signing up and placing the order.

You can also book by downloading our booking form, and sending this with your payment information to admin@dyspraxiafoundation.org.uk or by post to:

Dyspraxia Foundation
8 West Alley
Hitchin
Hertfordshire
SG5 1EG