Past Conferences / Training

Past  conferences, training events and workshops are listed here and you can follow the link for more information. Those conferences marked with a star have presentations available on the members’ area of the website.

September 2017 Workshop*: DSAs ‘Modernisation’

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A workshop on issues, good practice and developing effective solutions.  A joint workshop with Pete Quinn Consulting

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Annual Conference 2017*: DSA and Non-DSA: A Year of Adaption

Spring Conferences 2017*: When students are not with us: supporting disabled students when they are studying away from university

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Presentations by Bettina Rigg, Dr Karl Wall, Professor Lynn Clouder, Dr Joanne Opie, Dr Abi James and EA Draffan

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Heads of Service Event 2017*: Inclusive Course Design and Delivery: Influencing higher education policy and best practice

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Presentations by Kjetil Andreas Knarlag, Elinor Jeanetter Olaussen and Professor Sue Rigby

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Autumn Conferences 2016*:  Mental Health – Inclusive practice in supporting students and staff in post-compulsory education

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Glasgow Presentations by Eric Medcalf & Sharon Kretschmer, Gavin Douglas, Louise Badderley and Glenys Wilson
London Presentations by Anna Matthews, Christopher Butler & Lydia Pell; Professor Jo Smith, Glenys Wilson, Dr Melanie Thorley and Jess Thom

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Annual Conference 2016:

Spring Conference 2016:

International Conference 2015:

Spring Conference 2015:

Autumn Conference 2014:

Annual Conference 2014*:

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Presentations

Supporting disabled student empowerment towards employment – Mary Clarkson, Tugrul Esendal & Leanne Herbert;
Stammering – a complex disorder – Colin Marsh;
Research in disability practice – Nicola Martin & Deb Viney
Reflections on the co-existence of specific learning difficulties – Anwen Jones
REAL Services to assist with students who identify with Asperger Syndrome
Muscular dystrophy campaign – Mathy Selvakumaran
Managing transition through effective transition and pre-entry support – Nahida Shabbir & Gill Rice
Managing complexity in disability support Dr Val Chapman & Lorraine Weaver
Managing complexity in disability support, the role of the educational psychologist – Karen Jones and Alex Griffiths
Introduction to AI Live – Beth Abbott & Eileen Hopkins
Improving disabled students’ transition to employment – Chris Brill & Ashlee Christoffersen
Emergency medicine procedure as a reasonable adjustment
Complexity in transition, the challenges for the disability practitioner – Brian Lutchmiah & Hannah Futter
Accessibility of e-text, e-books and e-journals – Abi James & EA Draffan
Complexity in SpLD – Elizabeth Hill
A multi-disciplinary approach to dealing with complex students – Rebecca Lewis

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Spring Conference 2014:

Autumn Conference 2013*:

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Presentations by Student Minds, Lydia Pell, Lesley Bowen & Louise Badderley and Chris Brill

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Annual Conference 2013*:

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Loughborough University Student Internship – Sharron Sturgess & Preeti Jagdev
Transition in culture, disability and the learner – Brian Lutchmiah
Service users as health care professionals – Kathy Martyn
Mini powertools and apps that rock – Amy Price
Mindset Change – Caroline Carswell
Joining up disability services with other student services – Chris Brill & Freya Douglas
iPad for disabled student study – Patrick Adams
How can educational psychologists smooth the pathways for students with diverse needs – Alex Griffiths & Karen Jones
Disability support in the private HE Sector – Philippa Goldsmith & Rockhill Focho
Catching dyslexia early in higher and further education – Jon Mason & Sue Johnson
Access to Work – John Beasley
A survey of students who have received DSA – NMH support – Deb Viney, Sue Wilkinson, E.A. Draffan

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Autumn Conferences 2012*: Unreasonable Adjustment in Assessment – have we gone too far?

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Presentations

The challenges of arranging individual exam arrangements – Ricardo Garcia
Our biggest challenges in implementation of individual arrangements – Jennifer Wotherspoon
OIA Case Studies – Joanne O’Rourke and Tanya Kynaston
JISC TechDis – Dr Simon Ball
A legal perspective – Bettina Rigg

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Annual Conference 2012*:

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How disabled students look for post graduate careers – My Plus Consulting
DSA Survey presentation – Deb Viney, Sue Wilkinson, E.A. Draffan
The GetAhead Programme – Jo Jones
Raising aspirations to post school education – Deb Viney & Nicola Martin
Youthhealthonline and Youthhealthtalk – Jo Kidd
Keynote Presentation – Bettina Rigg

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Spring Conferences 2012*:

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Careers Services for students and alumni with disabilities – Annie Dutton & Viki Chinn
Disability in medical education and training – Mark Dexter
Fitness to practice for healthcare – Margaret Gallagher
Making adjustments in the legal workplace – Deborah Dalgleish
Into Teaching – Tony Stevens
Fitness to Practice and disability equality, the legal framework – Bettina Rigg

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NADP Annual Conference 2006

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3rd -5th July 2006

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NADO Annual Conference 2004: Student Lifecycle approach to support in Further & Higher Education

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12th– 14th July 2004

University of Nottingham

Chair: Dr James Palfreman-Kay

75 member delegates, 22 non-member delegates, 10 NADP Board, 5 Admin, 3 Support, 24 suppliers, 32 speakers

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