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Celebrating Difference: Working with People with Learning Disabilities in Parishes

8 November @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

- £10

Speaker: Jan Sunman

Jan will be working with colleagues with learning disabilities in a very interactive day covering the following key themes:

  • what is a learning disability?
  • understanding the social model of disability and the medical model
  • inclusion, acceptance of difference and healing
  • communicating and worshipping with and without words
  • creating communities of support and fellowship for people with learning disabilities and their families
  • celebrating the lives of people with learning disabilities.

Jan Sunman has worked as a social worker and for Royal Mencap Society both as a regional officer and as a trustee. She has been campaigning for better support for families for over 36 years and has worked on a number of charitable projects for disabled children and their families. She currently works with Oxfordshire Family Support Network, a local charity supporting families of all ages who have relatives with learning disabilities.

Date: Wednesday 8 November
Time: 10am–4pm
Venue: Christ Church, Flackwell Heath
Cost: £10 (including lunch)

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Date:
8 November
Time:
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Cost:
£10
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Organiser

CMD Team
Phone:
01865 208277
Email:
sheila.townsend@oxford.anglican.org
Website:
http://www.oxford.anglican.org/mission-ministry/training-for-ministry/cmd/

Venue

Christ Church, Flackwell Heath
Chapel Road
Flackwell Heath, Buckinghamshire HP10 9AA United Kingdom
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Phone:
01628 533004
Website:
http://www.ccfh.org.uk/