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ADSHE’s National Conference – Online

Friday 11th June, 2021.

ADSHE 20 Years On:

celebrating neurodivergence with specialists and students.

ADSHE’s celebratory gift to YOU: 3 keynotes and a choice from 11 workshops all for the special anniversary conference price of only £65 for members and £85* for non-members. This event will be held on Zoom. Be quick: bookings close on Monday 31st May!!

*non-members can enjoy a £20 discount on their annual membership fee if they choose to join ADSHE, and be welcomed into the ADSHE family, by the end of June 2021.


Kai Syng Tan

is an artist, curator, consultant & academic best known for using art+artful processes to gather diverse+divergent communities across cultural & geopolitical borders to catalyse dialogues for change. Her lecture presents a creative, neurodivergent and decolonised future. She will envision the year 2050 as a time when people with ‘non-standard’ cognitive, communication and learning modes are celebrated, not ignored or punished.

Atif Choudhury (D&A)

is an award-winning social entrepreneur (including winner of the 2018 Global Equality and Diversity Noon award), with a background in economic justice and disability inclusion projects.  Atif is a co-founder and CEO of Diversity and Ability (D&A) and Zaytoun CiC (the world’s first Fairtrade Palestinian olive oil cooperative. His lecture celebrates the strength of inclusion through intersectional lenses as he welcomes the diversity of thought and the hidden assets in everyone.

Cheri Shone (ADSHE)

has a long history of involvement with ADSHE. As a student, she enjoyed the support of Sandra Hargreaves (an active early member of ADSHE); then Cheri joined ADSHE herself shortly after becoming a specialist support tutor.  She has been inspired and enthused with the willingness of the members to interrogate and improve their own practice. This has helped to inform and develop her practice over the years. Her lecture celebrates the resilience of tutors and students.


This conference counts as 5 hours of ADSHE Accredited CPD

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