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The changing face of paediatric neurodisability: new diagnoses, new interventions, new challenges - BACD Annual Scientific Meeting 2019


Mercure Leciester The Grand Hotel, Granby Street, Leicester, LE1 6ES

The 2019 BACD Annual Scientific Meeting will discuss the changing face of paediatric neurodisability. Topics to be covered include:

- Genomic medicine and neurodisability

- New drugs for neuromuscular conditions

- Latest evidence on therapy interventions

- Managing increasing complexity and technology dependence

The meeting will be suitable for all professionals working in the multi-disciplinary team and/or with an interest in paediatric neurodisability.

For more information on the meeting, e.g. programme, venue, abstract submission, please visit

Abstract submission deadline: Sunday 9 December 2018


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The British Academy of Childhood Disability (BACD) is an organisation for professionals working in the field of childhood disability.

The group operates as an affiliate group of the British Association of Community Child Health, a specialty group of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, and as the UK branch of the European Academy of Childhood Disability.We encourage membership from all disciplines working in the field of childhood disability.The aims of the BACD are:

  • to be a means of networking and mutual support for all those working in district and tertiary level services for children with neurodevelopmental disability
  • to promote communication between Child Development Teams
  • to organise regular national multidisciplinary meetings on child development and disability
  • to promote the development of quality standards, guidelines for good practice and audit in the field of child development and disability
  • to encourage debate and promote research into the many outstanding questions in childhood disability
  • to work closely with voluntary organisations and others to advocate for children with disabilities and their families

The BACD committee has representation from the disciplines of Paediatrics, Psychiatry, Speech and language therapy, Physiotherapy, Occupational therapy, Psychology, Nursing and Education.

BACD is a registered charity in England & Wales: number 1177868

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