Welcome to CANDDID

CANDDID is CWP's Centre for Autism, Neurodevelopmental Disorders and Intellectual Disability.

Watch again: CANDDID Conference 2021

Registered delegates can access content from the 2021 CANDDID conference using their log-in details on the conference platform and selecting 'on demand'


Launched in 2018, CANDDID is a centre of excellence which brings together, education, training and research in the fields of neurodevelopmental disorders and intellectual disabilities.

CANDDID aims to: 

  • Facilitate and promote research activity amongst front line clinicians in partnership with service users and carers.
  • Create opportunities for post-graduate qualifications in intellectual disability and neuro-developmental disorders.
  • Develop and deliver training programmes.

CANDDID is based in Chester and hosted by Cheshire and Wirral Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (CWP). We are a specialist healthcare provider of mental health, learning disability and community physical health services.