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20th - 21st March 2024
NEC, Birmingham

 
CPD Member 

Naidex 2024 Agenda

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Main Stage
    • Community experiences
    Main Stage
    Join Tasha Ghouri as she shares her empowering story of succeeding in the media world as a deaf woman. In this insightful session hosted by Dr Shani Dhanda, Tasha will open up about her journey to sel ...
    • Community experiences
    Main Stage
    Nathalie McGloin is a true one of a kind. Not one to let her disability or gender limit her in any way, Nathalie thrives in male dominated arenas. Not only is she the first but she is also the only fe ...
    • Community experiences
    • Peer advice & Support
    Main Stage
    People with disabilities face challenges when it comes to body image and self-acceptance. This panel brings together activists and leaders with disabilities to discuss the unique issues they face rega ...
    • Community experiences
    • Peer advice & Support
    Main Stage
    Join us at Naidex as we welcome the celebrated host and passionate advocate for mental health awareness, Roman Kemp. Following his impactful BBC documentary specials delving into the urgent mental hea ...
    • Community experiences
    • Peer advice & Support
    Main Stage
    Starting and sustaining an impactful disability rights campaign takes passion, perseverance and strategic thinking. In our upcoming panel discussion "Starting and Sustaining an Effective Disability Ca ...
    • Community experiences
    Main Stage
    The session will go through how we at Channel 4 provide disability representation and how we do this authentically. Last year we launched the disability code of portrayal which looked to change the qu ...
Accessibility Hub
    • Business without Barriers
    • Healthcare Professionals
    Accessibility Hub
    In a society where more and more people face working with pain, fatigue or other symptoms, self-management skills for the workplace are essential. This session will provide an overview of some simple ...
    • Lifestyle & Independent Living
    Accessibility Hub
    Gem Turner has created her brand online by slowly documenting her life over the last 7 years. She shows the barriers she's experienced and how that feels. Over time Gem has documented the big achievem ...
    • Healthcare Professionals
    Accessibility Hub
    A coordinated effort between healthcare professionals is key for the support of independent living for the disabled community. This panel will bring together experts from occupational therapy, physio ...
    • Community experiences
    • Healthcare Professionals
    • Peer advice & Support
    Accessibility Hub
     
    • Lifestyle & Independent Living
    • Travel
    Accessibility Hub
    The content will look at the work National Highways has done to make driving on our roads a more accessible and inclusive experience for disabled road users, and what we are doing next to help reduce ...
    • Peer advice & Support
    Accessibility Hub
    Join us for this informative session, where we'll arm you with key legal advice to empower you and help demystify the Equality Act 2010. In just 40 minutes, our expert speakers - including legal profe ...
    • Lifestyle & Independent Living
    Accessibility Hub
    In this dynamic talk, join Millie, the founder of Human Beauty, as she takes you on a journey of breaking down barriers and reshaping the landscape of the beauty industry. Born with the rare condition ...
Business without Barriers
    • Business without Barriers
    Business without Barriers
    I will be covering the subject of Disability in the workplace and how businesses like CCEP can adapt and support to create a more inclusive environment, by having the conversations no one wants to hav ...
    • Business without Barriers
    Business without Barriers
    Around 90% of all disabilities are not visible. Adjustments make a huge difference to the working life satisfaction for disabled individuals, and many of them are free or very low cost. Research shows ...
    • Business without Barriers
    Business without Barriers
    As a disabled person, starting conversations about support in the workplace and education can often leave you feeling exposed and vulnerable. but such conversations are often unavoidable. In this sess ...
    • Business without Barriers
    Business without Barriers
    Harriet and Tom will cover Lloyds Banking Group’s approach to Disability & Neurodiversity inclusion and some of the key steps taken to create an inclusive and accessible working environment, including ...
    • Business without Barriers
    Business without Barriers
    At Legal & General, we manage over £1.2 trillion assets, but our most valuable asset will always be our people. When we're at our best we're better able to support our customers, clients, and employee ...
    • Business without Barriers
    Business without Barriers
    Come and find out why disabled candidates are premium candidates.
    • Business without Barriers
    • Peer advice & Support
    Business without Barriers
    When it comes to employment, the freelance economy was on the 'up' long before the Covid 19 pandemic happened - but did you know that this is also becoming increasingly dominated by members of the dis ...
Village Green
    • Interactive Workshops
    Village Green
    Able2B is a unique service helping improve function for children and adults with a disability. The aim-to help people with a disability optimise their aerobic fitness and muscle strength as well as im ...
    • Interactive Workshops
    Village Green
    At “Angus Baskerville Magic Workshops” you will be learning basic magic tricks great for wowing your friends and family. He will be teaching you magic effects using a variety of props including cards, ...
    • Interactive Workshops
    Village Green
    Sense Arts is a National Disability Charity that puts Arts and Wellbeing at the core of what it does. Learn about their innovative Arts offer exploring Disability Arts in care. Their national programm ...
    • Community experiences
    • Peer advice & Support
    Village Green
    This panel discussion will offer an intimate look at the unique experiences of disabled individuals with their mental health journeys. Panellists with diverse experiences will explore the impacts of e ...
    • Interactive Workshops
    Village Green
    Catrina and Kim will perform their piece called Paralysed and then teach some of the choreography to all who want to join in. Catrina and Kim have found a unique way of dancing together as a disabled ...
    • Interactive Workshops
    Village Green
    Sense Arts is a National Disability Charity that puts Arts and Wellbeing at the core of what it does. Learn about their innovative Arts offer exploring Disability Arts in care. Their national programm ...
Neuro Convention
    • Healthcare Professionals
    Neuro Convention
    Managing night-time health complexities and simultaneously providing and managing the multidimensional health and care needs of children with complex neuro disability within limited day and night-time ...
    • Healthcare Professionals
    Neuro Convention
    The session will review the clinical application of FES and its evidence for improving walking following MS, stroke, spinal cord injury and Parkinson’s. We will highlight the new Royal College of Phys ...
    • Healthcare Professionals
    Neuro Convention
     
    • Healthcare Professionals
    Neuro Convention
    Rehabilitation is most effective when it is meaningful and purposeful to individuals. This was the ethos behind the development of the BPM Rehab programme; bringing together expertise from a Neuropsyc ...
    • Healthcare Professionals
    Neuro Convention
     
    • Healthcare Professionals
    Neuro Convention
     
    • Healthcare Professionals
    Neuro Convention
    As technological innovations transform healthcare, neurology faces unique opportunities and challenges in leveraging these advances. This panel will explore the current state and future trajectory of ...
    • Healthcare Professionals
    Neuro Convention
    A presentation looking at the key components to successful outcomes using AFOs and KAFOs for complex neurological caseloads. Examining how composite materials and design can build a successful prescri ...
    • Healthcare Professionals
    Neuro Convention
     
    • Healthcare Professionals
    Neuro Convention
    In this session we will provide a brief background to FND and discuss the role for multidisciplinary rehabilitation with reference to the evidence base.
Main Stage
    • Community experiences
    • Lifestyle & Independent Living
    Main Stage
     
    • Community experiences
    Main Stage
     
    • Community experiences
    • Lifestyle & Independent Living
    Main Stage
    We live in a sighted world, not made for someone like Lucy. Join Lucy Edwards as she explores what social media is like for a screen reader user and deep dive into how social media is making the world ...
    • Peer advice & Support
    Main Stage
    Join us for this panel discussion, where we’ll empower you with vital information to navigate the challenges of this cost-of-living crisis. Our expert speakers - such as benefits advisors, employment ...
    • Travel
    Main Stage
    This panel will explore the current landscape and future outlook for accessible holidays, with a focus on booking abroad and package trips. Speakers with lived experience will share personal experienc ...
    • Community experiences
    Main Stage
    In this session Amo explores issues around overcoming prejudice in terms of disability, race and mental health using powerful examples from his own life experiences. Amo will make us reflect on and po ...
Accessibility Hub
    • Peer advice & Support
    • Lifestyle & Independent Living
    Accessibility Hub
    Alan and Sallyanne will share their stories of living with a spinal cord injury. They will discuss the importance of a successful bladder and bowel management routine, and the impact this can have on ...
    • Community experiences
    • Peer advice & Support
    Accessibility Hub
    The People First Podcast is a going to host a live show presented and run by people with learning disabilities. We are going to interview a very special guest. The People First Podcast is a European L ...
    • Healthcare Professionals
    • Travel
    Accessibility Hub
    Every year disabled people in the UK take 38% fewer trips than non-disabled people. Shockingly, this figure has remained unchanged for 20 years. From greater access to education and employment to soci ...
    • Community experiences
    • Healthcare Professionals
    • Peer advice & Support
    Accessibility Hub
    In this session, Pete Reed OBE will be sharing his personal experiences of how Luja™ changed his quality of life for the better following a spinal stroke in 2019. He will share more with our audience ...
    • Healthcare Professionals
    Accessibility Hub
    Delving into the heart of community reintegration for mental health service users. Addressing a pressing question: How do OTs play a pivotal role in empowering individuals for successful community rei ...
    • Healthcare Professionals
    Accessibility Hub
    RCOT is now 2 years in to our new strategy and there is a lot of change taking place. At this session Steve Ford, CEO, will provide an update on how RCOT is putting in place a range of measures to bet ...
    • Peer advice & Support
    • Lifestyle & Independent Living
    Accessibility Hub
    There are still many products and services out there that don't take into account the access needs of disabled people and so can be difficult or impossible to use. Would you like a direct route to fee ...
Business without Barriers
    • Business without Barriers
    • Peer advice & Support
    Business without Barriers
    This panel will decode new legislation setting digital accessibility standards across Europe. Our expert panellists will clarify key provisions for audience members involved in recruitment and diversi ...
    • Business without Barriers
    Business without Barriers
    Getting your organisation to start taking digital accessibility seriously can be challenging, time consuming, and often an impossible task. Skyscanner has been on a journey to embed accessibility into ...
    • Business without Barriers
    Business without Barriers
    Ross shares his own experiences on how he has had positive experiences when being open about his disability in the workplace.  He also highlights lessons learned from letting his disability create bar ...
    • Business without Barriers
    Business without Barriers
    In this session, we explore the importance of adopting a forward-thinking approach towards hidden disabilities, to create a safe and supportive workplace environment. We will delve into the wide range ...
    • Business without Barriers
    Business without Barriers
     
Village Green
    • Interactive Workshops
    Village Green
     
    • Interactive Workshops
    Village Green
    Ian Taverner, Mr Cookfulness, is back bringing us accessible, flexible and fun cooking for everyone! In his session this year he'll be making sweet desserts, filled with delicious flavours, textures a ...
    • Community experiences
    • Lifestyle & Independent Living
    Village Green
    This is going to be a live podcast of Disabled & Proud. A panel talk all about Ableism & Language and how we approach this really difficult topic. With a varied panel, we will cover questions such as ...
    • Interactive Workshops
    Village Green
     
    • Interactive Workshops
    Village Green
    Sense Arts is a National Disability Charity that puts Arts and Wellbeing at the core of what it does. Learn about their innovative Arts offer exploring Disability Arts in care. Their national programm ...
    • Peer advice & Support
    • Lifestyle & Independent Living
    Village Green
    What is the current education system like for Disabled students? What changes do Disabled students & recent graduates want to see? Join a panel of Disabled, Neurodivergent and/or Mad Students and Grad ...
Neuro Convention
    • Healthcare Professionals
    Neuro Convention
    The critical role of Family and caregivers involvement in Improving patient outcomes in Neuro-Rehabilitation is a session that is centred towards enlightening and equipping caregivers/family members w ...
    • Healthcare Professionals
    Neuro Convention
    In a world where technology is at the forefront, the care sector is gradually beginning to embrace its role and potential to enhance support services. However, incorporating technological advancements ...
    • Healthcare Professionals
    Neuro Convention
     
    • Healthcare Professionals
    Neuro Convention
    Neuromodulation is the collective term used to describe the effects of medical devices that interface with the nervous system for medical gain. Neuromodulatory effects are the functional changes in ne ...
    • Healthcare Professionals
    Neuro Convention
     
    • Healthcare Professionals
    Neuro Convention
    The Clinical Guidelines for the use of a dropped foot stimulator to aid walking were developed using the Delphi research process with national and international participation. The Guidelines were publ ...
    • Healthcare Professionals
    Neuro Convention
    Understanding how effective healthcare services are is of interest to professionals, the people served and the broader community. While there is number of established approaches to measure how "good" ...
    • Healthcare Professionals
    Neuro Convention
    In this thought-provoking conversation between Dr Neil Bindemann, Exec Director of the Person-Centred Neurosciences Society (P-CNS), and Damon Bowen-Ashwin, Director of the Lifestyle Health Foundation ...
    • Healthcare Professionals
    Neuro Convention
    Brain Computer Interface (BCI) is a sophisticated Assistive Technology, that connects the brain to electrical and electronic devices in the outside world, without relying on the sensory-motor function ...