Deaf Parenting UK (DPUK) Conference 2010

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Conference 2010

Deaf Parenting Conference 2010: Are we Equal? – accessing to Health, Social Services and Children’s Education.

ON WEDNESDAY 7 JULY 2010, The Resource Centre, 356 Holloway Road, London, N7 6PA.

NEW – updated 12th July 2010

“Limited places, please book early to avoid disappointment”

Deaf Parenting UK is delighted to host their next annual conference – Deaf Parenting UK Conference 2010: Are we Equal? The theme of the Conference will focus on three key areas: Health, Social Services and Children’s Education.

The conference offers an exciting programme of speakers and fun family activities for children of Deaf parents.  In addition the conference offers an excellent opportunity to meet with other Deaf parents, families and professionals, in order to work together to ensure Deaf Parents have equal access to Health, Social Services and to their Children’s Education.

We have an excellent programme of speakers including:

  • Professor Waqar Ahmad (Deputy Vice-Chancellor Research & Enterprise, Middlesex University & Deaf Parenting UK Ambassador)
  • Sabina Iqbal (Chair/Founder of Deaf Parenting UK)
  • Surinder Sharma (National Director, Equality & Human Rights Department of Health)
  • Anne Bristow, (the Joint -Chair of the Association of Directors of Adult Social Services Physical Disabilities Network/ HIV/ and Sensory Impairment Network)
  • Professor Alys Young PhD, CQSW (Professor of Social Work Education and Research University of Manchester University & Deaf Parenting UK Ambassador)
  • Jeff McWhinney (Managing Director of Significan’t (UK) Ltd & Deaf Parenting UK Ambassador)
  • Dr Lesley Jones (Senior Lecturer in Social Science, Hull York Medical School, University of York & Deaf Parenting UK Ambassador – Chair of Workshops Summary & Closing remark)
  • Penny Allsop (Healthy Child Programme Policy Lead, Department of Health – ‘Healthy Child Programme – What it Means for Parents’)
  • Pat Tulloch, Chief Executive of National Association of Family Information Services (NAFIS)

We also like to thanks to the tremendous support of our upcoming conferences from our following partners:

  • Middlesex University
  • The University of Manchester
  • University of Central Lancashire (UCLAN) and their International Sign Languages and Deaf Studies Centre (ISLanDS)
  • Deafness Cognition and Language (DCAL) Research Centre, University College London
  • University of Sussex
  • The Hull York Medical School, University of York
  • Department of Health
  • Association Directors of Adult Social Services
  • London Borough of Barking & Dagenham
  • Deaf Empowerment Foundation
  • Remark!
  • Significan’t

To learn more about the conference 2010, see the following information:

Please email with the above booking form.  Tickets will be issued on a first come, first served basis.

Cost (per person): Deaf parents/ families £5, Student £10, Professionals/ service providers £80

Deadline for application is 25th June 2010.

“Limited places, please book early to avoid disappointment”

Exhibitor bookings:  If you are interested and wish to book your space for your exhibition – please contact Asif Iqbal:

Cheque/ payment: Please enclose a cheque made payable to Deaf Parenting UK, no later than 25th June 2010 to Deaf Parenting UK, c/o Gary Morgan, 49 Gordon Square, London, WC1H 0PD.

Cash/ payment for Deaf parents/ students: Cash payment can be given on the day, as long your booking form to book your place must be sent to us by 25th June 2010.

Please contact us for more information on by email or SMS: 07789 027186 (text only) E-Fax: 0871 2643323

We look forward to seeing you there.


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