Learning Disability Today London 2019


Exhibition and Learning Day

Date: 28 November 2019
Venue: ILEC Conference Centre, Earls Court, London

Join us at the 19th Learning Disability Today London – a one-day CPD certified event.

We offer complimentary tickets for people with learning disabilities and their unpaid carers. Please email info@pavpub.com if you feel you are eligible.

Information on how to cancel your booking can be found here.

Early Bird Delegate rate is £35 + VAT. Please email info@pavpub.com if you would like to be invoiced.
Early Bird Student tickets are £10 + VAT. You will need to bring your student ID.




Come and join us on 28 November at Learning Disability Today London 2019.

The learning day and exhibition will be packed full of exhibitors, like-minded visitors and a full seminar programme.

This convivial and inspiring event will consist of 3 topic streams. Speakers and workshops will be tailored to the content in each of the rooms. Check back here for updates on seminars and speaker confirmation.

To discuss exhibiting, sponsorship or other promotional opportunities, please contact Graham Hoare by email graham.hoare@pavpub.com or call 01273 434938.


Please note that some sessions and times may be subject to change.

Children and Young People
Time Session Speaker Description
Supporting Young People into Housing Anne Lawn
Meeting the Mental Health Needs of Children and Young People with LD Dr Sarah Bernard, National and Specialist CAMHS
Kith and Kids
Health and Well-being
Time Session Speaker Description
Accepting the Impact of Trauma in Intellectual Disability Dr Pat Frankish, Amara Care The presentation will address the impact of early traumatic experiences on the life trajectory of people with intellectual disabilities. It will describe ways to identify that trauma has occurred, the impact on emotional development, and approaches that facilitate development and recovery.
People with Learning Disabilities hear voices too John Cheetham, Nina Melunsky Dr John Cheetham and Dr Nina Melunsky are clinical psychologists working in mental health in learning disability teams in South London. They have been developing services for people with learning disabilities who hear voices or see visions that others cannot see or hear. Sometimes these kinds of experiences might get called ‘a diagnosis of psychosis’. They will share some of their experiences of developing resources and how they have adapted therapies to make them of most use to this client group.
Supporting People with Profound and Multiple LD Erren Wheatland and Katie Reid, CMG
Providing Good Support to People with LD as they Grow Older Christine Towers and Ian, expert by experience
Policy and Practice
Time Session Speaker Description
Liberty Protection Safeguards
The Impact of Trauma Champions in Learning Disability Services Noelle Blackman, Respond
100 Years of LD Nursing Jim Blair, Great Ormond Street Hospital, parent colleagues and Cecilia Anim, Past President of Royal College of Nursing


  • Learning Disability Nurses
  • Project workers
  • Social care staff
  • Commissioners
  • Managers of residential and community-based services
  • People with learning disabilities
  • Carers
  • Relatives and natural supports
  • Directors of Services
  • Trainers
  • Special Educational Needs school teachers
  • Employers
  • Those undertaking training
  • Researchers
  • Academics
  • Psychologists
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Speech and Language Therapists
  • Physiotherapists


ILEC Conference Centre, Earls Court
47 Lillie Road

Event Details

Date: November 28, 2019

Venue: ILEC Conference Centre, Earls Court, 47 Lillie Road, Fulham, London, SW6 1UD

Phone: +44 (0)1273 434 943

Email: info@pavpub.com

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