Virtual School Annual Conference 2024

Join Oxfordshire Virtual School and contributors for our 2024 Annual Conference - a day of connection, learning and sharing of best practice. Together, we will think about:

  • The importance of belonging for children in need and care-experienced children
  • How to nurture healthy belonging in our organisations
  • How the language we use impacts on people’s identity and sense of belonging
  •  Findings from research into the needs of children in need (including those in care), adoptive and special guardianship families
  • The prevalence of neurodiversity in the care-experienced population

Untangling neurodiversity, attachment and trauma – making sense of complexity The day will consist of keynotes, a choice of 3 workshops, stalls, an opportunity to network and a panel Q&A. Keynote speakers include:

  • Dr Lisa Cherry – Lisa is an author, researcher and leading international trainer and consultant, specialising in assisting schools, services and systems to create change that supports working with the legacy of trauma. 
  • Professor Amanda Kirby - Amanda has an international reputation in the field of Neurodiversity. She is the current chair of the ADHD Foundation and works closely with the BDA, Dyspraxia Foundation and several Autism charities.

To book a place, visit this page.

View flyer here. (PDF, 206kb)