The Biennial DCD-UK Conference is to be held at the University of Leeds., 22nd and 23rd July 2016

DCD-UK JULY 2016

Advance Diary Notice

DCD-UK is pleased to announce that the Biennial DCD-UK Conference is to be held at the University of Leeds., 22nd and 23rd July 2016 This Conference is held in cooperation with Movement Matters, The National Handwriting Association, The Dyspraxia Foundation and the Department of Psychology, University of Leeds.

Theme of the Conference

The tile of the Conference is From Identification to Support and Intervention and will focus on children with movement difficulties (DCD) and emphasising impact on the children, their daily lives and those living and working with them.

Day 1 Friday 22nd July. This day will focus directly on children with Developmental Coordination Disorder.

Day 2 Saturday 23rd July. This day will focus on children with handwriting difficulties and other manual skill problems.

Papers and Posters and keynote speakers

A call for both papers and posters will go out shortly.

Keynotes speakers so far include:

Professor Amanda Kirby-South Wales University

Dr. Melissa Prunty-Brunel University

Two more are being approached

Cost of Conference

Day 1 £90

Day 2 £90

Both days £150

Student Rate

Day 1 £60

Day 2 £60

Both days £100.

This is a diary notice.

A website will be set up with all information concerning call for papers, posters, accommodation etc.

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