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21 April 2022

Greater London Community of Practice April Conference next week − still time to book your free place

Bild and the Greater London Learning Disability and Autism Community of Practice are hosting an in-person event in London next week exploring ‘Learning from COVID-19: What positives can we take away from the pandemic?’.

This free event will take place on 29th April 2022, from 09:00 – 16:30 at the Arlington Conference Centre.

Learning disability and autism professionals, social care workers, and people with lived experience in the Greater London area are all invited to join this event.

A variety of speakers, including Gary Bourlet (Learning Disability England) and Venessa Bobb (A2ndvoice), will cover key topics during the day spanning:

  • Nationally led responses during COVID-19
  • Impact of COVID-19 on the lives of people with learning disabilities and autistic people
  • Autism, ethnic minorities and COVID-19
  • The future of the Community of Practice

The Greater London Learning Disability and Autism Community of Practice has been set up to support the learning disability and autism community to provide information and opportunities to connect and share best practice.

To find out more, and to book your place, click here.

Download the official flyer here.

Access the Easy Read programme for the day here.

Please note: the venue is fully accessible including step-free entrance, lifts and stair lifts, adapted toilets and guide dogs are welcome. Blue badge parking spaces can be requested in advance of the event.

Spaces are for blue badge holders only and are subject to availability. If you require this service, please notify the Greater London Learning Disability and Autism Community of Practice Coordinator, Pip Coates: p.coates@bild.org.uk