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Disability Talks

By Grazia Manzotti, on 25 April 2022

Dear colleagues,

As Inclusion Lead and chair of a group on Invisible Disability at UCL GOS ICH,  with colleagues at ICH we  have organised some talks on Disability and I thought some of Library Services colleagues may like  to attend. All the talks are on zoom  and the links are include below.

We continue with our Disability Visibility Seminar Series in April and May. Join us online as we hear from a range of different speakers.

Tuesday 26th April, 13:00 – 14:00 – Dr. Lola Solebo and Lucie Teoh 

Childhood visual impairment and blindness in the UK: findings from BCVIS2 

Lola is an NIHR Clinician Scientist based at the UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health, and is also a Consultant Paediatric Ophthalmologist at Great Ormond Street Hospital

Lucie is a PhD student in the Population, Policy and Practice Research and Teaching Department at the Great Ormond Street UCL Institute of Child Health. Lucie’s project will use linked administrative hospital and mortality records to explore healthcare use and outcomes of children with vision and eye disorders in England.


Wednesday 27th April, 13:00 – 14:00 – Dr. Michelle Heys

Neurodiversity meets cultural diversity and social adversity 

Michelle is a Paediatric clinical epidemiologist and Associate Professor Community and Population Child Health.


Thursday 19th May, 13:00 – 14:00 – Professor Sara Ryan 

How much learning disability awareness is needed before things, er, change?

Sara is Professor of Social Care at Manchester Metropolitan University and author of Justice for Laughing Boy, Connor Sparrowhawk: A death by indifference.


Best wishes


Grazia Manzotti

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