Spring Conference – Introducing Dyspraxia/DCD: increasing understanding and implications

Bookings For Leeds are Now Closed!
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The Dyspraxia Foundation is proud to announce our first conference for 2019!
Introducing Dyspraxia/DCD: increasing understanding and implications – a one day event for parents, carers, health and education professionals including teachers, SENCos , Learning Support Staff and anyone with an interest in Dyspraxia/DCD .

Our first ever conference in Leeds, is right in the city centre, next door to Leeds Train Station for easy transport access! Our event is taking place at Hilton Leeds City Centre on Friday 29th March 2019.

Presentations include:

An Introduction to Dyspraxia/DCD: An Evidence Based Approach from Trustee and Professional Advisor on Children, Young People and Families at the Royal College of Occupational Therapists Dr Sally Payne to include the European guidelines for assessment and intervention

The Quality of Life in Children with Dyspraxia/DCD by Dr Mary Chambers, an Associate Professor of Special Needs in Education at the School of Education, Leeds University

Therapy for DCD – A Local Story by Heather Angilley, winner of an NHS Award for Innovation in Training talks about her initiative ‘Fit to Learn’ which incorporates a motor skills programme with a training package delivered in Leeds and Wakefield

Practical strategies  hints and tips and covering Self-Esteem from expert, parent and Dyspraxia Ambassador Gill Dixon.

Fees:  Individuals £60 / Professionals £100  
We are pleased to offer Dyspraxia Foundation Standard, Professional, Schools or Corporate Members 10% discount. 

Delegate packs available online.  Printed copies £5

Fees include refreshments, lunch and exhibition of resources. 

An Adult Focused Conference will be taking place in Autumn 2019, following on from the launch of our Higher Education & Adults Awareness Week in October 2019. More details to be announced throughout the year!