‘Feeding Issues in Children with Neurodisability’

Friday 17 September2021: 0915 – 1300hr


9.15 - Welcome - Dr Alex Baxter & Dr Valerie Orr, BACD Scotland regional representatives

Chair - Dr Alex Baxter

9.20 - Managing Common GIT problems in Children with Neurodisability 
Dr Peter Gillett, Consultant Paediatric Gastroenterologist, Royal Hospital for Children and Young People, Edinburgh 

9.50 - Parent-delivered interventions to improve eating, drinking and swallowing in children with neurodisability: the FEEDS mixed-methods study
Prof Jeremy Parr, Professor in Paediatric Neurodisability and Dr Lindsay Pennington, Reader in Communication Disorders, Newcastle University 

10.30 - Feeding Difficulties in children with ASD
Dr Louise McCool, Clinical Psychologist, CAMHS Intellectual Disability Team; Katherine Burr, Specialist Speech and Language Therapist, RHCYP; and Melanie Ross, Specialist Occupational Therapist, Royal Hospital for Children and Young People, Edinburgh

11.10 - Coffee Break

Chair - Dr Valerie Orr

11.30 - Managing children with Complex Enteral Feeding Problems 
Jacqueline Hay, Paediatric Dietician; Dr Andrew Barclay, Consultant Paediatric Gastroenterologist; and Michelle Brooks, Clinical Nurse Specialist, Complex Enteral Nutrition Team, Royal Hospital for Children, Glasgow

12.45 - Closing questions

Registration is now closed.

The meeting will take place on MS Teams – delegates will be emailed a unique link to join the event, by Wednesday 15 September.

If you have any questions about the meeting, please contact [email protected]

British Academy of Childhood Disability is registered in England and Wales under charity number 1177868
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