Social History of Learning Disability online Keeping in Touch event

You are warmly invited to the next Social History of Learning Disability online Keeping in Touch event, taking place on Wednesday 8th December, 11.00-12.30.

You are warmly invited to the next Social History of Learning Disability online Keeping in Touch event, taking place on Wednesday 8th December, 11.00-12.30. The event will focus on marking three key anniversaries in the recent history of learning disability in England and Wales:

• Better Services for the Mentally Handicapped White Paper 1971

• Valuing People White Paper 2001

• Winterbourne View scandal 2011

Join us for presentations from self-advocates who will be reflecting on lessons learned from the history, and what else needs to be done. This will be followed by a Q&A session with our expert panel – Gary Bourlet (Learning Disability England); Rob Greig (architect of Valuing People); and Stephen Unwin (author and journalist, and proud father of Joey).

For details of how to register for the event, which will be on Zoom, please click this link