City University London - July Disability and Social Inclusion seminar: Childhood disability and social disadvantage

City University London, Division of Health Services Research and Management, Disability and Social Inclusion Seminars

We invite you to our July seminar, Tuesday July 16th 2013, 1 to 2.15pm
Venue: Room B307B, Northampton Square, EC1V 0HB 

Childhood Disability and Social Disadvantage

Speaker: Colin Low, Lord Low of Dalston, CBE, Vice-President of the Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB)

To book a place please email Doria Pilling: d.s.pilling@city.ac.uk  

This presentation will review the evidence on the association between childhood disability and social disadvantage and the scale of disadvantage as evidenced by child poverty, and will consider the impact of government policies on social disadvantage in society.

Colin Low, blind since the age of three, with a background in law and disability theory and experience of serving on the Special Educational Needs and Disability Tribunal, has been a lifelong campaigner for the rights of blind and disabled people.

Colin was Chair of RNIB from 2000-2009, is President of the International Council for Education of People with Visual Impairment, and has undertaken important roles in a wide range of other organisations, including the Disability Rights Commission.

Please let us know if you have any special requirements


Directions to venue at: http://www.city.ac.uk/visit#9609=1
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