#EqualTreatment – Seminars (Part One)
Include Me TOO are working with Learning Disability England Race Equality Foundation and as health and social care inequalities have continued to impact live outcomes negatively of African, Caribbean, Asian and Minority Ethnic (B.A.M.E) people with learning disabilities. The #EqualTreatment Seminars and follow up workshops aim to share the lived experiences of B.A.M.E families with children and adults with learning disabilities of health and social care services and support and the barriers and challenges they experience. We will look at how to challenge and address racism and inequalities locally and regionally as service providers, communities and families and call for action, accountability and a commitment for change
|Seminar||Area||Date and Time|
|Seminar One||London and surrounding areas||Tuesday 7th June 2022 10am to 12.00pm|
|Seminar Two||Midlands and North||Tuesday 14th June 10am to 12.00pm|
The seminars will:
- Increase awareness of the impact of racism and health and social care inequalities on the lives of B.A.M.E children and adults with learning disabilities
- Challenging and improving health and social care inequalities, support and treatment of B.AM.E children and adults with learning disabilities.
- Discuss strengthening local faith/community/voluntary responses and action in regards to tackling health inequalities experienced by children and adults with learning disabilities.
- Advocate the importance of increasing understanding, acceptance and inclusion of B.A.M.E children and adults with learning disabilities in our diverse communities – Combating misconceptions, stigma, negative narratives and prejudices.
- Discuss Call to Action and what is needed at health strategic planning and policy levels.
Who should attend?
- Families of children and adults with learning disabilities
- Disabled persons
- Disability service providers and managers
- Professionals across health and social care
- Statutory agencies
- Voluntary/Community and Faith organisations and groups
- B.A.M.E led community and voluntary organisations
- Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCG’s)
- Policy-makers and service managers
- Third sector organisations supporting children and adults with learning disabilities and their families
To book a place you can register below
#EqualTreatment – Workshops (Part Two)
|Workshop One||Wednesday 15th June 2022||10am to 12.00pm|
|Workshop Two||Thursday 16th June 2022||10am to 12.00pm|
|Workshop Three||Tuesday 28th June 2022||10am to 12.00pm|
|Workshop Four||Thursday 30th June 2022||10am to 12.00pm|
These workshops are to strengthen faith/community/voluntary proactive response and capacity on tackling health inequalities and unfair treatment of learning disabilities community:
- Discuss and identify solutions to reduce heath inequalities, improve advocacy and support for B.A.M.E people with learning disabilities and their families.
- Mapping local health initiatives and health projects, B.A.M.E led or supporting diverse communities and local self-advocacy and family support.
- Explore the role and action faith/community/voluntary sector locally can take to reduce health and social care inequalities of our B.A.M.E learning disabilities communities and their families.
- Share practices of empowerment and self-advocacy and family supp
- Understanding barriers and challenges through intersectional lens experiences of learning disabilities and race
- Challenging racism and deconstructing systems which are failing B.A.M.E people with learning disabilities and their families