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SEN SIG DAY

  • 13 September 2017
  • 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
  • London
  • 10

Registration

SEN SIG CLINICAL DAY 2017

Sarah Fell Suite – First Floor

FRIENDS MEETING HOUSE, EUSTON, LONDON

Wednesday 13th September 2017

THEME – AUTISM

Sponsors – with thanks to Welch Allyn and Orthoptic Supplies

9.30 - 9.50           Registration and refreshments

9.50 – 10.00        Welcome         

 Pamela Bowen and Penny Seddon SEN SIG steering Group

10.00 – 10.40     Rachel Pilling, Consultant Paediatric Ophthalmologist, Bradford Royal Infirmary

 Autism seeing it differently

10.40 – 11.20     Pamela Anketell, Paediatric Orthoptist, Belfast Northern Ireland

Visual Findings in ASD

11.20 – 11.40     SHORT COMFORT BREAK AND REFRESHMENTS

11.40 - 12.40      Cathy Williams, Consultant Paediatric Ophthalmologist, Bristol Eye Hospital

Visual Functions in Autistic Spectrum Disorder

12.40 – 1.10        Ian Penfold, the Challenging Behaviour Foundation

Making adjustments for people who display challenging behaviour

1.10 – 2.00          LUNCH AND NETWORKING

2.00 – 2.45          Sarah Tilston, Orthoptist, Clinical Lead for Community, West Hertfordshire

 Approaches to SEND’ and ’DCO a new role for Orthoptists’

2.45 – 3.30          Elaine Clark, Consultant Paediatrician, GOSH

Understanding Autism and how to approach Clinical Assessment

3.30 – 4.15          Lisa Donaldson, Clinical Lead Optometrist, Seeability

The Seeability Children in Focus Project: Our Findings from testing Children in their School environment

4.15                        CLOSE


Friends House is located in the heart of Euston, directly opposite Euston Station, and a stone throw away from King's Cross and St Pancras International Stations.

By rail: From its position opposite Euston’s rail and tube stations, it is a ten minute walk from King’s Cross Station and St Pancras International Terminus. All major rail terminals are easily reached by tube.

Organising Committee

Penny Seddon Penny.Seddon@sthk.nhs.uk

Bowen Pamela Pamela.Bowen@wwl.nhs.uk

British and Irish Orthoptic Society

0203 853 9797

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Cambridge · CB1 2LA
United Kingdom