25th Annual EACD Conference, Newcastle, 2013

The 25th European Academy of Childhood Disability conference was held in Newcastle, UK on 10th-12th October 2013.

Recorded keynote Lectures are available for offline viewing:

Blakemore C. From basic research science to health policy

Lindsay S. Gene activity in early human brain development

Bushby  K. From basic research to therapeutic interventions: muscular dystrophy

Szatmari P. The End of Personalized Medicine in Neurodevelopmental Disorders?

Khan N. Development of policy for neurodisability in childhood

Shakespeare T. Building an inclusive world for children with disabilities

Note!To access the material you have to press “EACD Login” button on the top of the page that will redirect you to the EACD “Members Area Login” authorization page. After entering you username and password you can return to the educational page with full access rights. To view the lectures you need to have an Adobe Flash Player installed on your computer.

Programme of the conference

Proceedings of the conference:

Abstracts of Keynote Lectures,

Invited Speakers

Oral Sessions

Posters Sessions and

Instructional Courses are available for download .


A session run by and for young disabled people that focus on being active and staying healthy was hosted during the 2013 meeting in Newcastle-Gateshead. View the short video