Public engagements

13 June 2018

PCPLD Network 20th anniversary conference

Conference title: “A showcase for excellence in palliative care provision for people with learning disabilities”
Irene Tuffrey-Wijne’s talk: “How can we achieve and sustain best practice? Learning from the Linda McEnhill Award winners of the past 10 years”
Irene will also support the GRASSroots group (panel of people with learning disabilities) in their presentation: “What I think is important when somebody dies”

Speakers: Irene Tuffrey-Wijne is one of several conference speakers, and also one of the conference organisers
Time: Conference: 09.30-16.30
Venue: Friends House, Euston, London
Organised by: PCPLD Network
Cost: £100 early bird (payment received before 31st March 2018); £150 thereafter
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18-20 July 2018

5th IASSIDD Europe Congress (International Association for the Scientific Study of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities)

Diversity & Belonging: Celebrating Difference
Irene Tuffrey-Wijne and her team will present a number of papers throughout the conference.

Venue: Athens, Greece
Organised by: IASSIDD
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3 October 2018

Speaking at the University of Chistester, UK
Details to be confirmed


10-12 October 2018

Second International Symposium on Cancer in Persons with Intellectual Disability

Irene Tuffrey-Wijne will present several papers on communication and co-researching, together with Amanda Cresswell

Venue: Montpellier, France
Organised by: Oncodefi
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