Institute of Psychotherapy and Disability

IPD Annual Conf 2015

2nd Oct 2015: IPD Annual Conference, AGM and workshop – “Working together: Psychotherapy and Positive Behaviour Support”. For the flier please click IPD 2015 Conference

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LGBT – Improving practice for people with learning disabilities

LGBT – Improving practice for people with learning disabilities

5 October 2015. Birmingham

A day aimed at front line staff, families and anyone interested in the lesbian, gay or bisexual and gender dysphoria community of people with learning disabilities.


  • Gender Dysphoria in people with learning disabilities
    Dr Georgina Parkes, Consultant Psychiatrist in Learning Disability


  • Gender identity clinic work
    Dr James Barrett, Consultant Psychiatrist, Charing Cross Hospital


  • Highlights and themes from Scotland’s LGBT Learning Disability Project
    George Burrows, Community Development Worker, LGBT Health and Wellbeing


  • Sexual identity and sexual health for PWLD who are lesbian or gay
    Daniel Wilson, RGN, RNLD and Psychosexual therapist


  • Speaking up – PWLD who are lesbian or gay
    Kaye Jones, Specialist Day Services Manager and Staff Governor


British Institute of Learning Disabilities
Birmingham Research Park
97 Vincent Drive
B15 2SQ
0121 415 6960


Our offices are easily accessible by both car and public transport, located a short walk from Birmingham University train station and just off the A38. There is also a bus stop very close by. The link below gives full details about how to find us, as well as using a sat-nav and link to use in a mobile phone map App.

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