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Join a multitude of speakers in a day/month packed full of insight for supporting people with profound & multiple learning disabilities

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Hosted online in a private Facebook group this day will feature a wide range of presenters including people with profound and multiple learning disabilities.

All the presenters have one thing in common: they want to see the world change for the better for people with profound and multiple learning disabilities.

Delegates will have access to presentations on demand until the end of February.

This event will make a donation to the Changing Places Campaign.

Speaking at the event will be:

Alison Cooper Executive director of Parity for Disability - A Murder Mystery Activity!

Angeliki Kata - Researcher - Inclusion in the Early Years

Becky Wawick Senior Key Worker at Parity for Disability - A Murder Mystery Activity!

Daniel Swift from Concrete Youth - Exploring ASMR as a Sensory Experience

Caroline Hill from Making SENse Creative Services - What's art got to do with it?

Carrie-Ann Sutton Learning Support Assistant - Connecting after COVID

Elly Kay Researcher - How do you use objects of reference?

Emmie Ward Musical Practitioner - Tips and tricks for creative music sessions.

Esther Veale- Special Needs Teacher and Sensory Story and Mary Dyer - Adventurer - Why are adventurous experiences important for people with profound and multiple learning disabilities?

Gina and James Walker Epilepsy experts by experience - Seize every moment

Gerard Wainwright Learning disability nurse and service manager - The safe swallow project.

Hilary Wainer. Founder of Tacpac - What is sensory alignment and why does it matter?

Julia Barnes Doctoral researcher and special school teacher - Why is nurturing touch important?

Kat Slade - Researcher - Exploring experiences of transition between child and adult services.

Lorna Fillingham Parent carer disability rights campaigner - Let's get change!

Lowri Donovan Researcher - Mental Health for Children with Rare Syndromes

Mary Atkinson Co-Founder of Story Massage - Engaging with stories through nurturing touch.

Mark Bullock inclusive sports coach - S T E P into inclusive sport.

Miranda Gray Service Manager for Parity for Disability - A Murder Mystery Activity!

Nicky Fawcitt Adult care support work and Tai Chi Instructor, Founder of Tai Chi Simplicity - What is sensory Tai Chi?

Paola Dyboski-Bryant Founder of Dr Zigs - Changing the world one bubble at a time!

Rachel Wright - from Born at the Right Time & Sarah Clayton - CEO of Simple Stuff Works - Whatever you are passionate about it, it needs to include postural care too!

Rhea Basista Psychologist and Advanced SEND practitioner - Connectedness (Sadly due to illness Rhea will not be joining us on the 22nd. We hope to hear her presentation at a later event.)

Richard Hirstwood Director of Hirstwood Training - Who, When, What, Sensory!

Rosie Rushton Researcher and Musical Facilitator - How can we facilitate moments of musical playfulness?

Dr Sarah Bell Lecturer in Health and Geography at Exeter University - Come sensory kayaking!

Stephanie Clements Special Education Teacher - Sharing the seven steps to mindfulness.

With additional live content on launch day!

The speakers presentations will be uploaded as videos to the conference page in four waves during the day on Jan 22nd along with additional content and live welcome, links and thanks happening at 10am, 12noon and 2pm. Presentations will remain available to view until February 28th.

Important access information:

Purchasing a ticket will entitle you to join the private Facebook group dedicated to this event. This group is the virtual room in which the conference will be held. Those inside the room will be able to view the presentations, those outside will not.

Once you have purchased a ticket please request access to The PMLD Conference II Facebook group immediately. You will need to provide your ticket number in your request.

Note: If you wait to request access you may experience difficulties getting into the event on time as Facebook only allows 50 people in per day.

If we are not already connected on Facebook you are welcome to make that connection here .

If you experience any difficulties contact thesensoryprojectsofficeteam@gmail.com and we will help you out.

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