The Council for Disabled Children is delighted to be hosting two national conferences in January 2017. Our exceptional line-up of speakers includes senior representatives from Ofsted and the Care Quality Commission, the Department of Health, the Department for Education and the SEND Tribunal.
Understand the latest developments in case law, best practice, and the early findings from the new SEND inspection framework
Participate in interactive workshops on the issues that will affect you, your service, and the young people you support
Discover the latest thinking from the key decision makers in SEN and disability policy
Influence the direction of policy with Government officials, young disabled people, CDC’s expert staff and other professionals.
Reducing the number of children placed a long way from home
With Dame Christine Lenehan
Who decides – understanding the Mental Capacity Act 2005
Assessing capacity, supported decision making, and acting in best interests
Children and young people’s continuing care
Implementing the new framework alongside the SEND reforms
Section A and beyond – embedding young people’s voice in Education, Health and Care plans
A workshop co-produced and delivered by young people
Developments in SEN and disability law
With Steve Broach, barrister, Monckton Chambers
CDC welcomes parents to attend, however, this is not specifically a parent’s conference. We understand funding limits and made available 5 free places to parents and young people who are unaffiliated with an organisation or who would be otherwise unable to attend. These places have now been allocated.
If you have any queries about the conference please contact Olivia Foster on firstname.lastname@example.org.