Transitions: is there anybody out there? Ensuring great transitions for young people with learning disabilities
The third in ARC England’s series of events, in partnership with Real Life Options, to raise awareness of the implications of the Care Act amongst providers of support too place on 30th June 2015.
Some of the speakers have kindly made their presentations available. See below links to read the presentations from the conference:
- Keynote speaker – Phillip Anderson – Senior Policy Manager, Department of Health – Keynote speaker
- James Robinson – Policy Officer, Mencap – Transitions: The Care Act 2014 and the Children’s and Families Act
- Debbie Charman – Policy and Involvement Manager, Carers Support Centre – ‘The Care Act, Transitions and Carers – advice for providers’
- Rod Landman, Stephan Betteridge and David Aiken – ARC Project Officer and Project Team members, ‘Helping Each Other Project’
- Dave Allen – Divisional Manager, RLO – Transition: a story from real life
- Christine Burke and Keith Bates, Foundation for People with Learning Disabilities – ‘When I Grow Up’ project – raising the aspirations of gaining employment amongst people with learning disabilities.
- Helena Harris – Director of Operations, Papworth Trust – ‘Finding meaningful employment’
- Dot Reeves and Rob Conway, Insane Logic – ‘And now for something different!’
- Liz Wood – Locality Operations Manager, Devon County Council – Q&A session around commissioning, transitions and the Care Act
- Gemma Easom (Transition Coordinator) and Melissa Lawson (Transitions Development Manager) – National Autistic Society, ‘Preparing for Adulthood’