BACD Annual Scientific Meeting - Friday 13 March

08.45Registration, Refreshments & Exhibition
09.15Welcome - Dr Catherine Tuffrey, BACD Academic Convenor
09.20VINCYP - supporting visually impaired children from identification to post-school transition
Dr Margot Campbell, Associate Specialist in Community Child Health, NHS Tayside & Lead Clinician, Visual Impairment Network for Children and Young People
10.00Living with dual sensory impairment - family perspective
Theresa Peacock, parent and co-founder Norrie Disease Foundation
10.25Questions
10.40Coffee Break, Posters & Exhibition
11.20Polani Award 2018 Presentation: Modern illness or a thing of the past? Surveillance study of childhood/ adolescent Syndenham's chorea in the UK and the Republic of Ireland                                   
Dr Tamsin Newlove-Delgado, Senior Clinical Lecturer in Public Health, University of Exeter 
11.35BACD Strategic Research Group Update
Prof Jeremy Parr, Chair SRG 
11.55Paul Polani Lecture: Vision impairment as a complex neurodisability: advancing research and practice for assessment and intervention
Dr Naomi Dale, Consultant Clinical Psychologist, Great Ormond St Hospital & Associate Professor in Paediatric Neurodisability, UCL Institute of Child Health
12.45Lunch, Poster, Exhibition & BACD AGM
14.00Providing eye care to children with disability: where are we now and where do we want to get to?
Lisa Donaldson, Head of Eye Care, See Ability; Rachel Pilling, Consultant Ophthalmologist, Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust  
14.40National Deaf CAMHS: A specialist commissioned CAMHS service for Deaf Children  and the assessment of Challenging Behaviour in Deaf Children 
Dr Reenee Barton, Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist (hearing); Kerry Allen, Deputy Service Director/Head of CAMHS Children, Young People and Families Services Somerset Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
15.30Tea break
15.45Social-emotional functioning of deaf children and young people: bridging theory and practice 
Dr Emmanouela Terlektsi, Lecturer in Deaf Education, University of Birmingham 
16.30Summing up, Mac Keith Poster Prize presentation
16.40Close

Venue Crown Plaza Royal Victoria Sheffield, Victoria Station Road, Sheffield S4 7YE. 

Walking Directions

Driving Directions Delegates using SatNav should use postcode S1 2AU or Victoria Road Sheffield. Please ensure you register your vehicle at hotel reception.


The BACD annual scientific meeting is supported by


Cancellation policy: 

  • Cancellations must be confirmed in writing to [email protected]
  • No refunds will be given for non-attendance or cancellations received after 3 March 2020 under any circumstances.
  • Cancellations received prior to 3rd March 2020 will be eligible for a full refund minus £20 administrative fee.
  • Delegates may make arrangements for a substitute to attend in their place at any time with no cost incurred by contacting [email protected].
  • Missed meals will not be reimbursed.


Book tickets

Ticket Cost Quantity
Foundation Dr or Undergraduate Student or Parent £40.00
Full Rate - Doctors £160.00
Full Rate - Doctors - BACD members £150.00
Full Rate - Other Professions £95.00
Full Rate - Other Professions - BACD members £85.00
Full Rate - Trainee Doctors £130.00
Full Rate - Trainee Doctors - BACD members £120.00
Gala Dinner - Thurs 12 March £45.00 Sold out
Sold Out Early Bird BACD Member - Doctors £140.00 Sold out
Sold Out Early Bird BACD Member - Other Prof £75.00 Sold out
Sold Out Early Bird BACD Member - Trainee Doctors £110.00 Sold out
Sold Out Early Bird - Doctors £150.00 Sold out
Sold Out Early Bird - Other Professions £85.00 Sold out
Sold Out Early Bird - Trainee Doctors £120.00 Sold out
Sold Out Super early bird BACD member - Doctors £130.00 Sold out
Sold Out Super early bird BACD Member - Other Prof £65.00 Sold out
Sold Out Super early bird BACD member - Trainee Dr £100.00 Sold out
Sold Out Super early bird - Doctor £140.00 Sold out
Sold Out Super early bird - Other Professions £75.00 Sold out
Sold Out Super early bird - Trainee Dr £110.00 Sold out
Categories: BACD Events
British Academy of Childhood Disability is registered in England and Wales under charity number 1177868
Log in | Powered by White Fuse