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.
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
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 av
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.
The International Alliance of Academies of Childhood Disability (IAACD) are in need of a logo that reflects our goals and message, and we need your help!
La Fondation Paralysie Cérébrale decided this year to renew its support for research on Cerebral Palsy by launching a call for a great joint project in 2020.
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 on
A systematic review of paediatric occupation therapy for children with disabilities by Iona Novak and Ingrid Honan has been published in the Australian Occupational Therapy Journal. 2019 Apr.10
The EACD has a number of vacancies to fill for the General Management Committee (GMC) from May 2019 when the present post holders will be finishing their terms of office. These positions offer an exciting opportunity to shape and guide the activities of the EACD.
1. The second term of our current Chairman will come to an end in 2020. Following changes to the process of handover for our Chair, a 'Prospective Chairperson' will be elected this year, who will deputise for one year in order to promote smoother transition when our current Chairman finishes his second term next year (Term new Chairperson: 2020-2023).