Faculty of Intellectual Disability Psychiatry Annual Conference 2020

​A number of our members presented talks at the ID faculty conference, which took place online. To view our member presentation slides, click on the links below:

Our member Dr Sam Tromans won the prestigious Alec Shapiro prize for the best oral presentation. Congratulations Sam! 


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Research into Neurodevelopmental Conditions Conference

On 30th September 2020, we hosted a virtual conference alongside the Leicester Centre for Mental Health Research (LCMHR) held on the Microsoft Teams Platform. We heard about a variety of topics relevant to our neurodevelopmental populations, from a variety of speakers, as detailed in the programme (right). We will be adding all of the presentation slides and videos depending on permission from the speakers shortly. 


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RCPsych Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD) in Forensic Settings Conference

A number of our members presented at and attended the Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD) in Forensic Settings conference, hosted virtually by the Royal College of Psychiatrists on Wednesday 23 September 2020. For a copy of the programme and conference booklet, click here. 

For access to all the presentation slides, click here. For the slides presented by RADiANT members, click on the links below:


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RADiANT Convenor presents at ​Royal Society of Medicine Webinar on COVID-19

RADiANT convenor, Professor Regi Alexander joined Baroness Sheila Hollins (founder of the Books Beyond Words series and expert by experience) and Dr Silvana Unigwe (GP, Head of Doctors- Helen Bamber Foundation & Clinical Adviser on Autism to the Royal College of General Practitioners) at a webinar organised by the Royal Society of Medicine (RSM) on 30 April 2020. Titled, "The Equity Challenge-COVID 19 and healthcare in People with Intellectual Disability", the webinar had around 450 registered participants and was chaired by Dr Martin Bollard, President of the RSM's Intellectual Disability Section.


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RADiANT Convenors and Advisory Board Members talk at the Royal College of Psychiatrists Webinar on COVID-19

Ms Andreana Howell (Expert by Experience), Professor Regi Alexander, Professor Peter Langdon, and Dr Jean O'Hara spoke about the clinical guidelines for COVID-19 in People with Intellectual and other Developmental Disorders at a webinar organised by the Royal College of Psychiatrists on 23rd April 2020. The event was attended by over 1300 registered participants and was chaired by Dr Ken Courtenay, Chair of the Faculty of Psychiatry and Intellectual Disability at the Royal College. 


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RADiANT Inaugural Event

  • The first RADiANT event, hosted by Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Trust, held in Hatfield on 13th June 2019 was a great success.  
  • RADiANT was introduced by Professor Asif Zia and Professor Sabyasachi Bhaumik, and our convenor Dr Regi Alexander. Following that, we had presentations from a number of fantastic speakers on a range of topics.  
  • Over 100 delegates attended, from a range of multidisciplinary backgrounds. Most importantly, a number of our advisory board Experts by Experience joined us, and their presentation, contributions to the panel discussions and question and answers were invaluable.  
  • We think this conference set a fantastic tone for our launch, and we are looking forward to working with our members to achieve our aims. 


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