Leaving No One Behind

ACHIEVING AND SUPPORTING DISABILITY INCLUSION AND RIGHTS.


This event marks the (CRPD) Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities 10th anniversary  and the 60th anniversary of the Human Rights Declaration. The event will have speakers presenting on a range of topics, various panels for discussions, workshops all aiming to share solutions, insights and sharing learning to achieve the future we all aim to achieve a Disability, Inclusive, and Safe Society for All.

Date: Saturday 18th November 2017
Venue: Birmingham City University

Book online:

https://www.eventora.com/en/Events/world-health-innovation-summit-1

or download and complete a booking form.

For more information you can also email:

im2@includemetoo.org.uk or info@worldhealthinnovationsummit.com

In collaboration with World Health Innovation Summit, Include Me TOO and Birmingham City University

 

Building the Right Support, Transforming Care Together

A national conference organised by Include Me TOO and supported by NHS England and partners Bringing Us Together and Irwin Mitchell Solicitors

  • Empowering Individuals
  • Right care, Right place, Right skills
  • Meeting Individual Needs
  • Building the Right Support
  • Choice and Control
  • Advocacy and Information
  • Transforming Care Partnerships
  • Rights, Respect and Dignity
  • SEND Principals
  • Person Centered Planning
  • Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

“People with learning disabilities and/or autism and their families have an array of rights in law or Government policy – through human rights law, the Equalities Act, the NHS constitution, the Mental Health Act, the Care Act, the Mental Capacity Act, the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, and so on… [but] the lived experience of people with learning disabilities and/or autism and their families is too often very different. Too often they feel powerless, their rights unclear, misunderstood or ignored’. – Sir Stephen Bubb  

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Date: Tuesday 28th March 2017
Time: 10.00am –  4.00pm
Venue: Molineux Stadium, Waterloo Road, Wolverhampton West Midlands WV1 4QR

Links are provided below to download the booking form and the programme.

Booking Form
Programme

The Conference will increase understanding and awareness of the Transforming Care agenda to disabled young people, parents/carers from diverse communities and stakeholders.

During this event delegates will engage in discussions and workshops regarding Transforming Care, Building the Right Support improving services for people with learning disabilities and/or autism, who display behaviour that challenges, including those with a mental health condition.

Speakers will cover areas of how we can support and deliver the Transforming Care agenda, ensuring disabled persons and families can have their say in how they wish to be involved in their local Transforming Care plans.

The conference will also be highlighting the importance of the implementation of equality and rights approach to meet individual needs supporting rights and dignity.

Faith, Disability and Safeguarding National Conference

Protecting and promoting safeguarding and inclusion of disabled children and young people in faith-based and community settings

Include Me TOO have organised this conference in partnership with Strengthening Faiths Institution of  with the support from several leading organisations in this field, NSPCC, Faith Forum London, Barnardo’s FGM Centre, Respond, SCWA (Stop Child Witch Accusation), Forced Marriages Unit and (NWG) National Working Group tackling child sexual exploitation and Jeena.

Date: Wednesday 16th November 2016
Venue: NSPCC National Training Centre Leicester.
Time: 9.30am – 4.30pm

It has been 10 years since Include Me TOO with NSPCC highlighted the much needed issues of safeguarding Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) disabled children and young people and the role of multi faith and community based settings to protect and promote the welfare of all children in our diverse communities.

The conference's purpose is to increase awareness, understanding and inclusion in regards to disabilities within our communities and challenge misinformation, negative perceptions and myths regarding disability.

The conference aims to:

  • increase cultural awareness and understanding of areas to be considered in safeguarding within our diverse communities
  • support the cultural competences of service providers and relevant professionals in regards to cultural practices, safeguarding and intervention
  • improve understanding on matters of safeguarding in relation to disabled children, young people in faith and community settings
  • facilitate change that will create more inclusive, disability friendly and safer faith and local communities for Black, Asian and minority ethnic disabled children and young people
  • develop a Faith and Disability inclusive charter for disability friendly settings

To secure a place please download and complete the booking form and either email it to im2@includemetoo.org.uk or post it to:

Include Me TOO,
Newhampton Arts Centre,
Dunkley Street,
Wolverhampton,
WV1 4AN

More information can be found by downloading the conference brochure which is available here.

Closing date for bookings is Friday 11th November 2016, places are limited.