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

Occupational Therapy

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

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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).


The latest Virtual Issue of Wiley online library on: New Technologies in Paediatric Neurodisability is alerady available.
All papers are free to read!
This Virtual Issue has been put together to coincide with the British Academy of Childhood Disability (BACD) annual conference which is focussed on ‘The changing face of paediatric neurodisability’.

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A course “Evidence based medicine and research in rehabilitation of childhood disabilities” in collaboration with the European Academy of Childhood Disability

Paediatric Disability courses

In the UK, we have for over 13 years run a very successful Sheffield Diploma in Neurodisability for trainees working with disabled children and their families. Many of our leading neurodisability consultants are graduates of the course, which they joined as trainees since it covers all the essentials of the neurodisability training curriculum.