Irish iaedp chapter CONFERENCE  Nourishing Neurodiversity: Integrating Inclusive Approaches in Eating Disorder Treatment

Nourishing Neurodiversity: Integrating Inclusive Approaches in Eating Disorder Treatment
Date: 20.09.2024
online (on zoom) 10.00am – 15.00pm


Irish iaedp™ chapter CONFERENCE “Nourishing Neurodiversity: Integrating Inclusive
Approaches in Eating Disorder Treatment”
organized by Chapter Chair Zuzanna Gajowiec CEDS-C


iaedp offers a highly respected certification process for those who wish to receive specialized
credentials in their work with people with eating disorders and publishes The Eating Disorders
Review, an online professional journal, which addresses contemporary treatment issues. Read
the Eating Disorders Review here (

The Nourishing Neurodiversity Mini Conference will focus on highlighting the importance of
inclusivity in traditional evidence- based treatment approaches by embracing neurodivergent
voices and treatment provider perspectives.
– Participants will have a better understanding of the considerations and
accommodations needed in treatment of neurodiverse populations.

– Participants will learn from people with lived experience of both eating disorders and
– Participants will learn how to cultivate a recovery focused environment where their
neurodiverse clients can feel safe and supported.
Conference Programe:
9:50 am – Registration & Welcome
10.00 – 10.10 – Welcome and Opening Remarks by Zuzanna Gajowiec
10:10 – 11.10 am Session 1 – James Downs
11:10 am – 11:20 am Break 1
11:20 am – 13:00 pm Session 2 – Bernie Wright from NEDDE
Developing a person-centred approach, understanding recovery challenges, identifying
neurodivergent traits, and implementing successful interventions.
13:00 pm – 13:15 pm Break 2
13:15 pm – 14:30 pm Session 3 – Zuzanna Gajowiec & William Dwyer-Joyce (DJ)
Neurodiversity-affirming care for overeating and Binge Eating Disorder.
14.30 pm – 15.00 – Q&A session


People in recovery from an Ed and family members: free
iaedp members: 20e
Non-iaedp members 95e (20e fee and 75e towards membership)
(To encourage people to join iaedp we offer you a fantastic opportunity to use part of your fee
to become a member of iaedp™. Just indicate you would like to join iaedp and after event we
will pay group membership fee and send you a link to register).

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People in recovery from an Ed and family members, iaedp members Professionals, Non-iaedp members Professionals

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