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EACD Europe 2021: Call for Innovative Technology Abstracts

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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.

What is parent empowerment?

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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.

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Extremely Preterm Birth and its Consequences: The ELGAN Study – a new book

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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.

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