With a heavy heart, BACCH Executive has agreed to hold the ASM as a virtual event for a second time.  We very much hope we will see you all in-person for the 2022 conference.

Booking is now closed


The event will be held across two half days on Tuesday 5th (pm) and Wednesday 6th October (am), with a mixture of lectures, short talks and abstract presentations.

The AGM will be held as a separate members-only meeting 09.00-09.20 on Weds 6 October, before the start of day two of the conference.

BACCH ASM 2021 Full Programme
BACCH ASM 2021 Posters

Tuesday 5th October (afternoon)


  • Life limiting illnesses in children – what do the data tell us? (Lorna Fraser, University of York)
  • Child safeguarding during the pandemic: what have we learnt from serious incident notifications? (Peter Sidebotham, Warwick Medical School)


  • 4 x abstract presentations: see PDF programme above

Short talks

  • Weigh to Go – improving growth measurement for disabled children (Catherine Tuffrey, BACD)

  • Continence matters for children and young people with neurodisability (PenCRU,  childhood disability research team)

Wednesday 6th October (morning)


  • Assessment and recommendations on orthotics needed by children with neurodisabilities  (Eileen Morrow, University of Oxford)
  • Attachment disorders and how to differentiate Autism vs Attachment disorders (Rebecca Stancer & Rudi Dallos, University of Plymouth)

Short talks

  • Audiovestibular paediatrics and CCH teams: Workforce, avoiding a crisis and the SPIN (Tracey Davis, BAPA)

  • Recent developments in neurodevelopmental disorders (George Still Forum)


The Prize winners will be announced at the end of day two of the conference.

Full details


  • Registration is now closed and delegates were sent the joining instructions email on Monday 4 October (between 10.30-11.30am)
  • If you have any queries or did not receive the joining instructions email, please contact the BACCH Office.


  • Cancellations must be confirmed by email.
  • No refunds will be given for non-attendance or cancellations received after 01 October 2021.
  • 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 us prior to the event.
BACCH is registered in England & Wales, charity no. 1129758 & company no. 06738129 at 5-11 Theobalds Road, London, WC1X 8SH.
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