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Barnet Conference in support Children/Young People with Physical Difficulties Date: Monday 29th October 2018 Time: 9.15-2.30 Venue: Colindale Primary School Clovelly Avenue, Colindale, London, NW9 6DT Cost: Free for parents/carers/young adults £75 plus VAT for professionals This conference has been organised by the Physical Difficulties/Complex Medical Needs Leading Edge Group in Barnet for children with physical disabilities in conjunction with Colindale Primary School, which is a centre of excellence for children with physical disabilities. The Leading Edge Group (LEG) is made up of parents and professionals who have a particular interest in ensuring children and young people with physical disabilities and complex medical needs have their needs met. The aims of the LEG are to identify gaps in services, improve service delivery and in the spirit of coproduction work to ensure the best outcomes for young people. This conference is an opportunity for families, professionals and the voluntary sector to network together and share their experiences, skills and expertise. The conference aims to provide participants with: • an extensive variety of educational, interesting and informative workshops • a range of stalls providing information about a range of services • an opportunity to hear first-hand from young people and adults about their experiences

Booking arrangements: Please fill in form attached and send to: [email protected] If you require further information you can contact The Business Support Team on 020 8359 7945 Parking arrangements: We are unable to offer parking on site except for participants with a Blue Badge parking permit. There is no parking restrictions on the roads surrounding but please be sensitive to the neighbours

Schedule for the Day ITEM 9.1510.00 10:0010:35 10:3511.20

TIMING Organisations / services will have information stalls that participants can visit (Coffee will be available) Introduction to the Day The perspective of young people and adults Workshops (A) Participants will be able to select 3 workshops to attend during the day. This will be administered on a first come first served basis on the day. 1. Building emotional resilience Dr Amy Gibb, Educational Psychologist 2. Sex and relationships education Helen Dunman, Chailey Heritage Foundation 3. Legislation and moving and handling Gina Mime, Lead Specialist PD Advisor 4. Promoting social, emotional and mental Dr Nina Robinson, Educational health Pyschologist 5. Eye gaze technology Gillian Hart, Specialist Speech and Language Therapist 6. Differentiation and accessible Lindy Napthine, SENCO and Amanda classrooms Ryzman, Senior Educational Psychologist 7. Motor skills and PE sessions Ruth Caplan, Highly Specialist Paediatric Physiotherapist 8. Travel training Christine Tame, Safe and Sustainable Travel Officer 9. Continence and toileting Nicky Willcox, Specialist Nurse for children with additional needs 10. Technology Graham Cook-Specialist ICT Advisor for SEN

11.25- COFFEE BREAK 11.45 11.45- Workshops repeated 12.30 12.30- LUNCH – organisations / services will have information stalls that attendees can visit 1.10 1.102.00 2.002.30

Workshops repeated Closing speaker- Charlie Fogarty MBE – Charlie suffered a severe acquired brain injury from a road traffic accident. Charlie has an inspiring and motivational story to tell.