Midland Branch Lecture: Lily Collison Author, essayist and advocate

Midland Branch - Book Discussion

Venue Webinar
Contact Hours 1
Event Type Lecture
Presenter Details With a science background, Lily Collison held various positions in industry and education. In 2008, she completed a master’s—a case study of single-event multilevel surgery (SEMLS) and rehabilitation in spastic diplegia, and evaluating outcome. 
She is author of Spastic Diplegia–Bilateral Cerebral Palsy (2020), edited by senior medical staff at Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare, Minnesota. 
Lily has co-written Pure Grit: Stories of Remarkable People Living with Physical Disability (2021) with Kara Buckley (Senior Advisor to the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee).
All proceeds from the books go to research
Refreshments Included No
Free Event Yes
How to Book Book online
Contact Person Nick Lalor
Contact Email midlandbranchchairperson@gmail.com
Date 8 Nov 2021 19:30 - 8 Nov 2021 20:30

Lily Collison will talk on her two books: Spastic Diplegia–Bilateral Cerebral Palsy & Pure Grit: Stories of Remarkable People Living with Physical Disability. 

Learning outcomes:

  • Why good educational materials by diagnosis help families. 
  • Professionals and families working well together/helpful insights for physiotherapists working in the area of disability
  • Why write a book of role models?

Insights gained from stories of Remarkable People Living with Physical Disability, including Disability Activist Tom Shakespeare, former British Ambassador to Ireland, Robin Barnett, Irish Paralympian Patrick Flanagan, and many more.

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