Mar 252013

A one-day seminar for Young Disabled People and supporters

Saturday 6 April 2013

10:30 am – 14:45 pm, Congress House, Great Russell Street, London WC1S 3LS


10:30 Registration and refreshments

11.00 Welcome from Megan Dobney, SERTUC Regional Secretary


11.10 Further and Higher Education: the specific challenges facing disabled young people followed by Q&A and discussion


Jawanza Ipyana, National Union of Students

11.50 Panel Discussion: Employment, Policy and Good Practice in the workplace

Rob McCraken, CWU Rep

Jonathan Naess, CEO Stand to Reason


12.30 Lunch


1.15 Question Time: How the Paralympics’ dream was destroyed by the cuts

Tara Flood, Paralympic Gold Medallist and Director of Alliance for Inclusive


Penny Pepper and Roger Lewis, Disabled People Against Cuts

Rob McCracken, CWU workplace Rep

Jawanza Ipyana, NUS Disabled Students’ Committee


2.35 Closing remarks from the Chair

2.45 Departure


To register email Joanne Adams on or call 020 7467 1218

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Twitter account: @sertucyouth