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FREE Autism and Learning Disability Conference

Register for the latest FREE conference by Brookdale.  

This conference is focusing on individuals living with Autism and Learning Disabilities.  The conference looks at practical guidance and strategies to help you support people and protect them from abuse and exploitation. 

This conference includes a forum theatre production from Chickenshed - a chance for the audience to influence the outcome of the play.
Autism Conference Details:

Date:         15th July 2015
Location:   Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Timing Subject Speakers
09.30 – 10.00 Registration  
10.00 – 10.10 Introduction to the conference Mark Goldsborough, COO, Brookdale Care 
10.10 – 11.10
Distinguishing Autism when a Learning Disability is present Jason Crabtree, Clinical Psychologist,  Westminster Learning Disability Partnership
11.10 – 11.30 Tea break  
11.30 – 12.10
Meaningful communication – giving choice and control – resulting in reduction of incidents of Challenging Behaviour. Mary Farrell and Caragh Allbright, Speech and Language Therapists, Brookdale Care  
12.10 – 12.50
Safeguarding - Taking a broader view Mark Goldsborough, COO, Brookdale Care 
12.50 – 1.00 Question & Answer Session  
1.00 – 2.00 Lunch (sandwich buffet lunch provided)  
2.00 – 3.20
What is Abuse – what does it look like?
Forum Theatre event
Chickenshed Theatre Group
3.20 – 3.30 Question & Answer Session  
  Close of conference  

Please register for the conference using the Contact Us form here - click Marketing from the dropdown list.

If you have any questions, please contact: or call on 01707 387853.