Goal setting can be a challenge, but even so it is essential that we do it well for children with disabilities and target what is really important for children, young people and their families.
Dear EACD friends,
We hope you are doing well in these challenging times!
COVID-19 has created severe disruption in the world, and the impact of COVID-19 (and accompanied measures) is very high also for people with a disability, their families, and their therapists and health care providers.
We are pleased to share this challenging editorial and podcast by Dr Verónica Schiariti. Dr Schiariti speaks for the Latin American Academy of Child Development and Disabilities (ALDID) and reminds us that children with disabilities face two additional challenges during this pandemic.
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
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.
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.
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.
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 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.