We would like to announce that the EACD 2020 Annual Meeting, November 25-28th, will be a fully virtual meeting.
The Combined 11th Australasia Academy of Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine and the 3rd International Alliance of Academies of Childhood Disabilities Conference ‘BETTER TOGETHER’ (AusACPDM / IAACD 2022) will take place from the 1st to the 5th March 2022 at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre. This will be a hybrid conference, presenters can plan to attend in person or virtually.
The Scientific Committee now invite you to submit abstracts for Focused Symposia and Current Debates/Controversies.
Spastic Diplegia–Bilateral Cerebral Palsy was written by Lily Collison, the parent of an adult son with CP, and medical sciences graduate. It was published this year by Gillette Children's Healthcare Press and all proceeds go to CP research.
The COVID-19 pandemic has in many parts of the world made it necessary to impose strict restrictions to reduce the spread of the disease and to avoid overwhelming healthcare services. These restrictions and the concerns regarding the COVID-19 illness have had an immense impact on individuals with a childhood disability and their families, and on the professionals working with them.
The 14th biennial congress of the European Paediatric Neurology Society (EPNS) will be held at the Scottish Event Campus (SEC) in Glasgow, United Kingdom from 1-5 June 2021.
AACPDM 74th Annual Meeting will be offering a virtual program this year from September 23-26th, similar to their traditional Annual Meeting format!
The latest Impact Factor data has recently been released and we are happy to inform you that they have risen for Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology (2-Year IF: 4.406 5-Year IF: 4.311)! Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology is the official journal of EACD. Members are eligible for reduced subscription rates, and may contact firstname.lastname@example.org for info on how to take up the journal subscription as part of their membership.
The IAACD COVID-19 Task Force has taken the initiative to launch the Global COVID-19 Childhood Disability Data Coordination project. This project aims to map out data collection initiatives currently in development or launched worldwide related to COVID-19 and Childhood Disability.
The Call for Abstracts for EACD Bruges 2021 is now open!
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.