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  • Deepness Dementia Conference

    Deepness Dementia Conference

    Deepness Dementia Media is a non-profit organisation that provides radio shows, online education courses and many other projects in order to encourage living well with dementia. It is run by people living with Dementia for people living with Dementia . Their conference in Sheffield is taking place on the 26th and 27th of September 2022.

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  • 'Curing' The Social Care System Conference

    'Curing' The Social Care System Conference

    Building on a shared vision to bring about positive change to social care, Social Care Future is inviting people who have experience of social care to attend their online conference on Thursday 24th February 2022 and help steer action for change.

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  • A Fight for Human Rights

    A Fight for Human Rights

    We all have Human Rights but people with learning disabilities and autism, can be unaware of their rights and abused more easily. Sheffield Voices, our learning disability self-advocacy group, have made a new video that calls for change because their human rights are not being upheld. Their video will be featured at the end of Sheffield Health and Social Care NHS Foundation Trust’s conference today to mark International Human Rights Day.

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  • ROFA Conference Goes Ahead Online

    ROFA Conference Goes Ahead Online

    The Reclaiming Our Futures Alliance online conference saw calls for non-user-led organisations to ‘move over’ and make way for Disabled People’s User Led Organisations. It also highlighted the work of ROFA’s independent living campaign group, which is pushing for a new independent living strategy, enshrined in UK law and based on article 19 of the UN disability convention. It aims to include an end to compulsory admissions to psychiatric hospitals and forced treatment and community treatment orders.

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  • Learning Disability England Annual Conference

    Learning Disability England Annual Conference

    The 2020 Learning Disability England conference takes place on 13th February 2020. This year the theme of the event is inclusion, with the conference title: ‘Including Everyone – What next?’

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  • Autism Dialogue Conference 2018

    Places are limited to book for this full day conference on 14 December at the Quaker Meeting House, which will bring together autistic people, autism researchers, practitioners, clinicians, families and supporters from around the UK. Unemployed and Disabled people attending are eligible to a 20% discount by entering the discount code: CONCESSION20 when purchasing tickets (click the blue ‘Enter Promotional Code’ text).

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