logo-ld-awards195Association for Real Change Chief Executive, Jacqueline Bell, will be presenting a keynote speech at the National Learning Disabilities Conference to be held at Edgbaston, Birmingham on 16 May.

The exhibition and conference form part of the National Learning Disabilities Show which will also feature an Awards Ceremony and gala dinner to be held in the evening.

The exhibition and conference will also feature speeches from Alan Rosenbach, special policy lead to the Chief Executive, CQC, Andrea Pope Smith national lead from ADASS and Viv Cooper from the Challenging Behaviour Foundation. Delegates to the event will be able to attend interactive workshops and hear about the latest products, services and innovations within the learning disabilities sector.

The National Learning Disabilities Awards, to be held in the evening, aim to celebrate excellence in the support for people with learning disabilities and pay tribute to those  individuals or organisation who excel in providing quality care. There are 15 award categories available for nomination representing all areas for care for people.

Jacqueline Bell and Andrea Pope Smith¬† judged the Peoples’ Award category on 2 April where they met seven nominees and the people who work with them who had been nominated by local people across England for their valuable contribution to others. The winners will be announced at the Gala Ceremony on the evening of 16th May.

More details about the National Learning Disabilities Awards