Learning Disabilities and Autism: Choice, Inclusion, Control and Independence
- 08:30 - 16:15
- Manchester Conference Centre
Christine heads up the Foundation for People with Learning Disabilities. She joined the Mental Health Foundation from the Institute of Applied Health and Social Policy at King's College London. Previously she worked as Deputy Chief Executive of Circles Network and as a senior manager in various organisations for over 35 years. Christine has undertaken research, developed and managed many service improvement programmes in both health and social care and supported them to change to inclusive, person-centred services for people with learning disabilities, nationally and internationally. Christine has promoted co-production and the involvement of self-advocates and families in all programmes. She holds a BA Hons in Psychology, MSc in Child Psychology and a Diploma in Psychotherapy.