The 2021 Annual Scientific Meeting will focus on Physical Activity and Movement and will take place virtually via Zoom from approx. 10am - 3.30pm.

The full programme will be available shortly; confirmed speakers are:

  • Paul Polani Lecture: Evidence base for new technologies in rehabilitation for children Prof Dido Green, Professor in Occupational Therapy, Brunel University London
  • Feasibility study of an exercise intervention for children with neurodevelopmental disorders and sleep-related difficulties; impact on sleep and wellbeing Dr Jess Turnbull, Consultant Community Paediatrician, Clinical Lead for Community Sleep Clinic, Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust and Glyn Davies, Joint manager of PE & School Sports Network, PE consultant, lead on SEND & Health & Wellbeing
  • Evidence-based interventions for developmental verbal dyspraxia Dr Pam Williams, Honorary Lecturer in Speech and Language Therapy, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  • Complex motor stereotopies Dr Tammy Hedderly, Consultant Paediatric Neurologist, Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundtion Trust

Who is this meeting aimed at? 

This meeting is aimed at all medical and non-medical practitioners working in, or with an interest in, childhood disability.  All BACD members, and non-members, are invited to attend.   


How do I book?

All delegates must book via the online registration system. 

If you require an invoice please email [email protected] by 1 February 2021 - please note that the invoice must be paid in advance of the meeting taking place. 

6 months BACD membership is included in the registration fee for non-members.

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