Submit an abstract about your innovative product, tool and/or technology relevant to the area of childhood disability! Innovative product and/or technology abstracts should describe a new, innovative product, tool and/or technology relevant to the area of childhood disability. Ideally, these should be solutions that can be quickly implemented in routine practice and/or in daily life. products, tools and/or technologies that have been piloted or implemented are encouraged.
The 32nd EACD Annual meeting 2020 was conducted online from Poznan on November 25-28, 2020.
Keynote lectures of the Poznan meeting are available for EACD members.
And how is it achieved for children with disabilities and their families?
Parent empowerment is described as “a process by which individuals gain mastery and control over their lives and a better understanding of their environment” [Zimmerman Marc et al 1992] and has become a hot topic in many areas including the field of childhood disability.
Mac Keith Press and the European Paediatric Neurology Society (EPNS) present two European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME®) accredited online learning courses that provide authoritative advice on managing neurological disorders presenting in infancy.
Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology has recently published a new Virtual Issue on: ‘Developmental changes in pediatric neurodisability’, with 11 great papers on topics ranging from concepts to diagnostics and therapy!
Last year Mac Keith Press sponsored the hosting of a group of internationally recognised clinicians and research scientists to discuss mobility and function priorities for individuals with cerebral palsy.
Mac Keith Press has recently published a new book: Extremely Preterm Birth and its Consequences: The ELGAN Study edited by Olaf Dammann, Alan Leviton, Thomas Michael O’Shea and Nigel Paneth. The book identifies potentially modifiable risk factors and pathways leading to a broad range of neurodevelopmental impairments in middle childhood, as well as to other conditions such as asthma, obesity, cerebral palsy and autism spectrum disorder.
Dear EACD members, friends and colleagues
As the year comes to an end and the festive season draws closer, it is time for us to take a well-earned break. It has been a difficult and sombre year for us all, which has seen the ravages of the COVID-19 pandemic.
We kindly invite you to attend the Annual General Meeting to participate, to let hear your voice and to vote for the candidates for the vacancies on the EACD General Management Committee.
Date and Time: Thursday 26 November 2020, 19.00 to 21.00 hrs
Room: Virtual Hall 1, EACD Poznan 2020 Meeting