EACD2020

Dear EACD friends,
The EACD acknowledges that COVID-19 (Coronavirus disease) has created disruption in the world. People’s health and lives are at stake and several industries have been affected by the virus. The global reaction to combating the virus and its effects have been swift and the international attention and focus on finding solutions is constant.

EACD COVID

The EACD acknowledges that COVID-19 (Coronavirus disease) has created disruption in the world and seeks to offer some helpful advice to families of children with disabilities

Pisa Summer Scool

Evidence based medicine and research in rehabilitation of childhood disabilities: a course on research in child rehabilitation and good clinical practice

A 5-full days course, practical and immersive, organized as a University of Pisa Summer School by the European Academy of Childhood Disability (EACD), with the support of the IRCCS Fondazione Stella Maris.

Coordinator: Prof. Giovanni Cioni. Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Pisa and IRCCS Fondazione Stella Maris

Nutrition-and-Neurodisability

Mac Keith Press has recently published the book Nutrition and Neurodisability edited by Sullivan, Anderson and Andrew. This practical guide provides strategies for managing the range of nutritional problems faced by children with neurodevelopmental disability.

Myasthenia in Children
Mac Keith Press has recently published the book Myasthenia in Children edited by Sandeep Jayawant, which could be of great interest to members of the European Academy of Childhood Disability.
Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology.

International clinical practice recommendations on Developmental Coordination Disorder (DCD) has been published as open access in March 2019 issue of the Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology.

Movement Difficulties

Mac Keith Press has recently published the book Movement Difficulties in Developmental Disorders: Practical Guidelines for Assessment and Management by David Sugden and Michael Wade, which could be of great interest to members of the European Academy of Childhood Disability.

Pisa Summer school

Evidence based medicine and research in rehabilitation of childhood disabilities
A course on research in child rehabilitation and good clinical practice
Coordinator: Prof. Giovanni Cioni (Pisa)
CENTRO CONGRESSI LE BENEDETTINE, July 15-19, 2019

Paris meetings slides

For the ones who missed the conference or some specific sessions, the keynotes, the oral presentations (.pdf), posters (.pdf) and some video recording of the authors who agreed to share them are available here

http://edu.eacd.org/presentations

The European Academy of childhood Disability (EACD) 2019 conference took place in Paris between the 23th and the 25th of May. The motto of the conference was “Innovation for participation” with a clear aim of the organizing committee to emphasize the association of these two “hot” topics.