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The British Academy of Childhood Disability (BACD) is an organisation for professionals working in the field of childhood disability. The BACD operates as an affiliate group of the British Association of Community Child Health, a specialty group of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, and as the UK branch of the European Academy of Childhood Disability.

Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology is the official BACD journal. Abstracts of the BACD Annual Meeting are published here and members play an important part in the journal’s editorial development.

Mac Keith Press Poster Prize

We present a £250 award to the winner of the best poster at the BACD Annual Meeting.

BACD Member Discounts

BACD members have discounted access to the journal Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology. They also get a 20% discount on all Mac Keith Press books and courses – contact for more information.