BACCH Annual Scientific Meeting

2016 ASM: Expert updates on Community Child Health & Neurodisability
15-16 September 2016
Crowne Plaza Hotel, Newcastle


  • Keynote Lectures:
    Thursday 15 September
    Friday 16 September
    Early Interventions in ASD for Community Paediatricians (Prof Ann Le Couteur) Community Child Health Project: Key Findings
    (Dr Gabrielle Laing)
    Update on SEND Reforms (Amanda Allard) Visual Impairment (Dr Katherine Spowart)
    Bladder & Bowel Difficulties in Children with Neurodevelopmental disability
    (Dr Anne Wright)
    What does the SPARCLE study tell us about the lives of children & young people with cerebral palsy across Europe? (Prof Allan Colver)

  • Confirmed workshop topics:
    - ASD/ ADHD overlap
    - Griffiths III
    - Improving the speech of children with cerebral palsy
    - Informatics (topic tbc)
    - Maintaining Compassion
    - Neurodevelopmental Disorders and Comorbidities
    - SAS session - Mindfulness
    - Setting up a local transition service for CYP with PMLD and physical disability: sharing our experience
    - Trainee Workshop (topic tbc)
    - Why does this child not have a cochlear implant?

    (Further topics tba)


Prices start at £50 (charity rate for delegate pack insert).

Please contact Isabelle Robinson with any queries.


Previous ASMs

Year Title and Programme Location
2015 Leeds
2014 Developments in Community Child Health: what’s new? Cardiff
2013 Getting it right for children: Improving clinical care Cardiff
2012 Action in an Age of Austerity Birmingham
2011 Investing in Children - Size Matters Birmingham
2010 Safe & Sound Edinburgh
2009 Adolescent Health (Joint meeting with BAGP) Leeds
2008 Early Years Matter Leicester
2007 Teaching, Training, & Improving our Skills Reading
2006 New Problems, New Solutions Reading
2005 Children’s nutrition in the 21st century Reading
2004 Children’s Emotional Health - Our Primary Challenge Reading
2003 Clinical Guidelines: who needs them? Reading
2002 Frameworks for Children’s Health Leicester
2001 Looking Forward: the Impact of Changing Policy on Child Health Chester


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