Visual Impairment Conference 2018

Thursday 17/05/2018 9am - 5pm
Dame Christine Lenehan, Director, Council for Disabled Children will be key speaker at 2018 conference
Dame Christine Lenehan, Director, Council for Disabled Children will be key speaker at 2018 conference

We would like to invite you to save the date for WESC Foundation’s Annual Visual Impairment Conference which will be held on Thursday 17 May 2018 at our Exeter campus.

The theme for the 2018 Annual Visual Impairment Conference will be: Achieving educational outcomes for young people with complex needs by effective multi-professional working!

The WESC Annual Visual Impairment Conference will explore the implications and challenges of joint commissioning and multi-disciplinary working. The conference will present examples of good practice set within the current national and local context.

The speakers that have confirmed so far include:

  • Dame Christine Lenehan, Director, Council for Disabled Children
  • Andre Imich, SEN & Disability Professional Adviser, Department of Education 
  • Clare Howard, Chief Executive, Natspec 

Further details regarding additional speakers will be given when confirmed.

If you are a SEN or healthcare professional with a particular interest in visual impairment, local authority commissioner, carer, or anyone who is interested in the field of visual impairment then this is an opportunity not to be missed!

WESC Foundation’s Annual International Conference provides a fantastic opportunity for participants to gain professional development and find out all the latest information regarding ‘Joint Commissioning: Education, Health and Care’ – plus much more.

We are still in the process of confirming the speakers – please keep an eye on this page for further updates.

This will be a very popular conference and spaces will be limited so we are encouraging delegates to book early to avoid disappointment.

Please complete the booking form below and return to Katy Gaulton, Marketing, Communications & PR Manager kgaulton@wescfoundation.ac.uk, along with your payment.

 

Annual Visual Impairment Conference 2018 – booking form

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