Poznan meeting
Ladies and Gentlemen! We would like to draw your attention to the EACD Annual meeting 2020 which will be held at Poznan Congress Center from 17th – 20th June 2020 in Poznan, Poland!
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.

To support people from low income countries to attend the EACD Annual Meeting 2020 the EACD and the local organizing committees are providing bursaries.

The EACD 2020 Organizing Committee seeks out applicants who are highly motivated, currently in clinical practice, and who are ready to disseminate knowledge acquired at the meeting to others in their home country once they return. Particular emphasis is placed on assisting those from Hinari countries.


Submit your communication before December 8th, 23:59 hrs CET.

Following numerous requests to extend the abstract submission deadline for EACD 2020 in Poznan, we are delighted to invite you to take advantage of three extra weeks to submit your communication.

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)

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


The 10th Biennial AusACPDM Conference will be held in Perth, Australia from 11-14 March 2020. The theme for the upcoming Australasian Academy of Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine (AusACPDM) conference is 2020 Visionaries.  

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.


Selected abstracts of the 31st Annual Meeting of the European Academy of Childhood Disability are published in a special issue of the Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology and are available online at Wiley Online Library

The 31st Annual meeting of the European Academy of Childhood Disability will be held in Paris at the conference centre of la Cité des Sciences et de l’Industrie (City of Sciences and Industry) of La Villette, from May 23rd to 25th May 2019.