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Partnership working to support people with learning disability and people with autism

12 Jun 2024
The role of the voluntary sector theatre
Learning theatre , The role of the voluntary sector

This session will demonstrate where NHS England and others have partnered with the voluntary, community and social enterprise sector to deliver for people with learning disability and autism.

This will include developing key-working services for autistic children and young people, people with a learning disability, or people who have both learning disabilities and autism, up to the age of 25.

• Understand how partnerships can lead to innovation in service delivery and deliver better specialist services.
• Understand the added value of partnerships.
• Explore the importance of valuing and validating lived experience.

Sarah White, Head of Policy, Public Affairs and Research - Sense
Sarah Gaskell, Children and Young People Key Worker Service - Statutory Health Lead - Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust
Scott Watkin, Head of Engagement - SeeAbility
Yasmeen Sharif, Programme Manager - Barnardo's