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Education conference - 11 February 2010 CANCELLED

Due to a lack of confirmed attendees this event has been postponed until further notice. We still hope to hold the event at a later date - please keep an eye on the events pages of the HemiHelp website over the next few months.

Thursday 11 February 2010

All education professionals working with children with hemiplegia are welcome at this conference. It will be particularly relevant to teachers, TAs, SENCOs, special needs advisers and educational psychologists. Themes will include dealing with emotional and behavioural problems, literacy, technology and conductive education.

Conference details:

  • Overview of issues affecting children with hemiplegia at school, - Caroline Underwood, Head of Education, Children & Young People's Services, Scope
  • Effects of stroke on literacy - Elaine Funnell, Emeritus Professor of Neuropsychology, Royal Holloway
  • Conductive education - improving movement. Wendy Baker, Director of Children's Services, The Foundation for Conductive Education
  • Emotional and behavioural problems (developing strategies). Dr Charikleia Sinani, Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Health, Leeds Metropolitan University
  • Effective use of Adapted Technology in Education. Alex Barker, Advice & Information Officer, AbilityNet.
  • Workshop on efficacy of a specific bimanual training program for children with hemiplegia - Dr Charikleia Sinani
  • Workshop on Stepping Stones school- a specialist environment for children with hemiplegia - Neil Clark, Headteacher

Venue: The Birmingham & Midland Institute

The cost of attendance will be £120 (non-members) or £90 (members).

A deposit of £15 will secure a place at the concert. We must recieve full payment before the date of the event in order for you to attend.

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