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The University of Southampton
Southampton Ethics Centre

Disability and Wellbeing Workshop Event

Disability and Wellbeing Workshop
21 March 2018
Room 2115, Building 65, Avenue Campus, The University of Southampton, SO17 1BF

For more information regarding this event, please email Tracy Storey at .

Event details

This workshop is gratefully sponsored by the Southampton Ethics Centre.



Coffee and welcome


Professor Simo Vehmas (Stockholm)

Persons with profound intellectual disability and their right to sex


Coffee break


Dr Caroline Harnacke (Tilburg)

Knowledge of disability and disabled people’s knowledge




Dr Alex Gregory (Southampton)

"Are disabilities bad?"


Coffee break


Professor Jonathan Wolff (Oxford)

"Cognitive Disability and Inclusion"


Dinner at Brewhouse and Kitchen

(47 Highfield Lane)

Accessibility Information

  • The room for the conference, the nearby lunch, and the dinner venue, are all accessible to wheelchair users.
  • There are disabled toilets a short distance from the room, and the dinner venue also has a disabled toilet.
  • There will be a short break between each session and the Q&A.
  • The registration fee will be waived for personal assistants to disabled people.
  • We are happy to provide sign-language interpretation, though we will need to know by February 1st if it is required.
  • We cannot provide a hearing loop, but can provide a Roger Pen, though we will need to know by March 1st if it is required.
  • We can permit service animals to attend.
  • A nearby quiet room can be made available if required.
  • The venue(s) will all have available seating.
  • We generally expect attendees to travel between venues by foot (500m to the dinner venue), but there is nearby parking to all venues, and taxis can be arranged.
  • We will permit questions during Q&A to be written down rather than spoken out loud.
  • We aim to accommodate all dietary requirements. Please state such needs when you register

Further, we will ask all speakers to aim to make their presentations accessible.

Do please contact Tracy Storey if you have further questions or needs not resolved above.

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