London W1 – Wednesday, 2 May 2001


Professor Peter Hill
(Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children)

Jenny Lyon
(East Sussex Psychology Service and University of Sussex)


  • many children suffer from more than one developmental disorder?
  • there is a large overlap in the presenting behaviours?


  • to take the above factors into account and make a Differential Diagnosis?

An intensive training day suitable for Child and Adolescent Psychiatrists, Paediatricians, General Practitioners, Clinical and Educational Psychologists and SENCOs with a specialist knowledge of Developmental Disorders.

CPD and PGEA approval applied for.

“Toby is 10 years old. He has had three changes of home and school in two years and countless exclusions. Toby has been in foster care, but he currently lives with his natural father, a new partner and two stepbrothers. Toby is disruptive at school, hard to manage at home and has been caught shop-lifting. He cannot concentrate, is attention seeking and friendless”

  • Toby’s father thinks he has dyslexia which runs in the family
  • Toby’s mother says he is a bit backward, very clumsy and incapable of sitting still
  • Toby’s teacher believes he is bright but AD/HD
  • Toby’ s social worker wonders if he should be in an EBD school
  • Toby’s school psychologist reports poor language skills
  • Toby’s speech and language therapist is worried about his ‘odd’ behaviour
  • Toby’s head teacher thinks he is plain naughty and blames the parents
  • Toby’s step brothers claim he is a spoiled brat who tantrums for nothing
  • Toby’s classmates wind him up and never invite him to parties.
  • Toby thinks everyone but him has a problem and although he acts street-wise he’s unhappy and would like friends

At the end of this training day:

you will know whether Toby has AD/HD, Asperger’s Disorder, Dyslexia, Speech and Language Difficulties, Dyspraxia, General Learning Difficulties, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, Conduct Disorder, Hyperkinetic Disorder – or if his problems are the result of an unsettled childhood. Lectures will describe our current understanding of each disorder together with diagnostic criteria and assessment tools.



BOOKING INFORMATION (OnLine Booking system now available!)

The course runs from 0900 – 1730, with registration from 0800 – 0850am. An informal buffet lunch will be available, and a choice of refreshments will be offered throughout the day. The conference programme and joining instructions / map will be supplied to each applicant.

The inclusive cost for this day is £120 per delegate plus VAT – a total cost of £141 (please note that some concessions are available for full-time unwaged students, previous IPS course delegates, group bookings and delegates booking more than one IPS conference / training day in the academic year. If you are unable to pre-pay, and ask us to invoice your institution, local council / education authority, NHS Trust etc. we will need your completed booking form and an official purchase order or capitation order quoting the full course price together with details (direct phone number etc.) of the person responsible for arranging payment. We also accept Visa / Access / American Express credit cards plus Delta, Switch and Electron.

Please use a separate booking form for each person attending – (please note, OnLine Booking System is now available!). Please note that cancellations will be accepted until 10 days prior to the course subject to a 50% cancellation fee, both on pre-paid and invoiced course fees. After this date we will be unable to refund course fees, either paid or due, but substitutions of delegates will be accepted on condition that IPS receives full written notice of cancellation and new delegates’ names before the course date. If you let us know of any special requirements i.e. wheelchair access, hearing aid remote microphones, special dietary requests etc. as soon as possible before the conference date, we will do our best to help.

Please Contact: Linda Whelan
Conference Co-ordinator
IPS (International Psychology Services)
17 High Street, Hurstpierpoint, West Sussex, England BN6 9TT

Tel. 01273 832181 Fax 01273 833250
(from overseas: tel. {44}-1273-832181 fax {44}-1273-833250
e-mail: info@devdis.com Internet: www.devdis.com