Monday 9 November 2020 (13.30-16.00)

  • Child Safeguarding Practice Reviews: How serious are we about learning from serious & fatal child maltreatment? 
    Dr Peter Sidebotham (Emeritus Professor of Child Health, Univ. of Warwick)
  • Implication of rapid whole genome sequencing for children with neurodevelopmental disorders
    Professor Lucy Raymond (Professor of Medical Genetics & Neurodevelopment, Department of Medical Genetics, Univ. of Cambridge)
  • Challenging behavioural problems in conduct & neurodevelopmental disorders – what behavioural support/program is available for children and families?
    Professor Angela Hassiotis (Professor of Psychiatry of Intellectual Disability, UCL and Camden & Islington Foundation NHS Trust)

Tuesday 10 November 2020 (10.00-12.30)

  • BACCH AGM - members only (09.10-09.30 - separate meeting)
  • BACCH Improving Services Series
    Dr Lisa Kauffmann (BACCH Chair) & Dr Simon Lenton (BACAPH Co-Chair)
  • Implementation of the new Child Death Review statutory guidance - one year on
    Dr Jo Garstang (Consultant Community Paediatrician & Designated Doctor for Unexpected Child Deaths, Birmingham Community NHS Trust)
  • Prevalence, presentation and treatment of anxiety in autism
    Dr Ann Ozsivadjian (Principal Clinical Psychologist Independent practice and King’s College London (Honorary))

Full programme available to download as a PDF at bottom of this page.


  • Registration is now closed
  • We emailed joining instructions for the conference (to be held as an MS Teams live event) on 4 November
  • (For those who registered on 5-6 Nov, we will send the joining instructions within one working day: final batch of emails to be sent on morning of 9 November.)


  • Cancellations must be confirmed in writing (via email). 
  • No refunds will be given for non-attendance or cancellations received after Friday 6 November 2020.
  • Cancellations received prior to this date will be eligible for a full refund, minus card processing fees.
  • Delegates may make arrangements for a substitute to attend in their place at any time with no cost incurred by contacting the BACCH office.
BACCH ASM 2020 Programme
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