BACD Annual Scientific Meeting 2017

Updates in Neurodisability

Thursday 16 March 2017, Manchester

Abstract Submission is now closed

Registration is now closed

Manchester Conference Centre

RCPCH has approved this activity for CPD in accordance with the current RCPCH CDP Guidelines, with 1 CPD credit per 1 hour of learning.


08.45 Registration - in the foyer under the pendulum

09.15 Welcome

09.20 NICE Cerebral palsy guidelines - Dr Charlie Fairhurst (London)

10.00 SDR - where are we now in the UK - Mr Kristian Aquilina (London)

10.40 Coffee Break and Posters

11.20 The Eating and Drinking Ability Classification System for cerebral palsy (Polani Award 2015 presentation) - Diane Sellers

11.35 Strategic Research Group Update & Announcement of Polani Award 2017 winner - Dr Jeremy Parr

11.50 Paul Polani Lecture: Early Intervention in Autism - Prof Helen McConachie (Newcastle)

12.40 Lunch, Posters & BACD Annual General Meeting 2017

13.45 Changing landscape of disability - Richard Newton

14.20 Science of DCD - Prof Mark Mon-Williams (Leeds)

15.00 Comfort Break

15.10 Epilepsy: when the drugs don't work - Rachel Kneen (Liverpool)

15.50 Common endocrine disorders in neurodisability - Timothy Cheetham (Newcastle)

16.30 Summing up & Poster Prize presentation

The annual scientific meeting is supported through an unrestricted educational grant from Proveca


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