About this event

  • Date and time Tue 20 Jul 2021 from 12:00am to 11:59pm
  • Location Online
  • Organised by Intellectual Disability

This webinar that took place on Tuesday 6 July 2021 is available for on-demand viewing. If you wish to register for this recording, please book by Tuesday 20 July 2021. This recording will expire on Friday 6 August 2021.

Technological developments are the bedrock of the future of healthcare. One of the main challenges that technology face is to be inclusive of the needs of a diverse population, particularly those with developmental conditions.

It is important that technology is able to assimilate the complex health needs that are present in groups with neurodevelopmental challenges. 

During this seminar, you'll be able to:

  • Understand what challenges exist for technologies to develop in this cohort
  • Use four successful examples of developing technology to outline where solutions can be found
  • Discuss using examples of how to measure and embed technological interventions safely in clinical pathways focused on developmental issues
  • Be inspired to understand and implement technological change

This webinar is available for on-demand viewing. The webinar recording will be available for registered delegates until Friday 6 August 2021. The link will be sent 24 hours after the registration is closed. 

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Welcome and introduction

Professor Regi Alexander, President, Intellectual Disability Forum, Royal Society of Medicine

Chair: Professor Rohit Shankar MBE, University of Plymouth Medical School, Consultant Psychiatrist and Clinical Director, Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

EpSMon – Epilepsy Safety Monitor: An App with a difference

Mrs Sammy Ashby SUDEP Action (Expert by Experience) with Professor Rohit Shankar

Neuronostics – BioEP – how to predict seizure risk before they happen?

Professor John Terry, University of Birmingham and Mr Simon Privett (Expert by Experience – Epilepsy Action)

Brain in Hand – an App to foster independence of autistic people

Mrs Louise Morpeth CEO Brian in Hand and Mr Connor Ward (Expert by Experience)

Connect behaviours – complex needs formulation for developmental conditions shown simply!

Dr Rebecca Goodey, Lead Psychologist Adult ID Services Cornwall and an Expert by Experience Representative

Panel discussion
Closing comments

Professor Regi Alexander, President, Intellectual Disability Forum, Royal Society of Medicine

End of webinar



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