Workshop for Service Providers with Professor Tom Shakespeare

Thursday 3 March 2011 – 9.30am to 1.00pm

Charles Blunt Conference Room, Royal Rehabilitation Centre, 227 Morrison Road, Putney NSW

Acclaimed scholar, Professor Tom Shakespeare will be presenting a workshop for service providers, hosted by the University of Sydney.

The workshop will address two topics:

  • violence, abuse and bullying in the lives of people with intellectual disability; and
  • independent living initiatives in the lives of people with intellectual disability.

These topics will be introduced by Professor Shakespeare followed by an interactive group discussion.

Professor Shakespeare has researched and taught in the field of disability studies, medical sociology and bioethics at the UK Universities of Cambridge, Sunderland, Leeds and Newcastle.

He is currently involved with the World Health Organization in Geneva, as one of the editors of the forthcoming World Report on Disability.

Registration is free but places are limited. To register, contact Dana Higgins,

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