The BACD Gala Dinner took place on Thursday 12 March in Sheffield, encompassing the formal launch to celebrate the organisation becoming a charity, and the inaugural BACD Achievement Awards, to recognise the achievements of professionals working in paediatric disability in the UK, disabled young people and their families.
The following awards were presented:
Inspiring young person in 2019 - Naveed Hafeez
Star Performer - Ethan Peacock
Inspiring parent carer in 2019 - Carlie Gul
Inspiring sibling in 2019 - Liam and Oliver
Inspiring professional in 2019 - Susie Turner
Lifetime Achievement Award - Professor Gillian Baird and Dr Val Harpin