The theme of the conference will be: "Steps into the future", focusing on new developments in the field of childhood onset disability. Themes of the conference will be clinical use of movement analysis, phenotype to genotype, long term treatment effects, physical activity and fitness, assistive technology, networks and integrated care, participation and autonomy, family focused intervention and life course perspective.
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In 2016 EACD co-hosted the 28th Annual Meeting with the 5th International Cerebral Palsy Conference (ICPC) and the first meeting of the newly established International Alliance of Academies of Childhood Disability (IAACD) at the International Conference on Cerebral Palsy and other Childhood Onset Disabilities “CHALLENGE THE BOUNDARIES” in Stockholm.
The 27th annual meeting of the European Academy of Childhood Disability (EACD) took place from May 27-30, 2015 in Copenhagen, Denmark.
The 26th annual meeting of the EACD took place from July 3rd to July 5th 2014 in the congress centre of Messe Wien in Vienna, Austria.
“The Other Side” attracted 516 delegates from all over the world. About 73 % of the delegates came from Europe, the rest from North America, South America, Australasia, and a few delegates from the Middle East and Africa. Ten of the attendees from low-income countries received a bursary.
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