Posted on: 31st January, 2014
29th October, 2020
Covid-19 has impacted the lives of people all over the world. LSBU is proud to present this event to discuss the impact of Covid-19 on some of those people living with intellectual or learning disabilities in collaboration with Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust and the Foundation for People with Learning Disabilities.
The event will not only focus on the trauma and challenges Covid-19 has caused but on the resilience and positive attitude of people with learning disabilities around the world. This is a virtual and interactive half day event with a variety of presentations, polls, role plays and songs.
Peter Cronin,who started and oversaw the book is a self-advocate, representative for employment at Lewisham Speaking Up and lead editor of this book. Peter will be the compere for this event. His compassion for equality for all and supporting people with learning disabilities to have a platform to be heard shines through. He also has a a great sense of humour!
Sir Norman Lamb is a solicitor and was the Member of Parliament for North Norfolk from 2001 to 2019. He has tirelessly throughout his career has been championing the human rights of people with learning disabilities, especially since events at Winterbourne View came into the public eye in 2012. He is now chair of the South London & Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust.