The 34th EACD Annual Meeting is going to take place in Barcelona, Spain from 18-21 May 2022! The EACD 2022 Organising Team is working hard to bring you an inspiring, high-quality programme under the Meeting Theme: "Networking Knowledge into Actions".
Under the meeting theme 'Childhood Disability in a Changing World', EACD Europe 2021 looked back on the direct and indirect effects of COVID-19 on the area of childhood disability, from the use of remote consultation methods and tele-medicine up to the mental health impact. But also looked forward to the newest trends in rehabilitation and care, the possibilities for user-professionals partnerships, and the latest developments in technology and innovation.
The EACD Early Career Researchers’ Forum has been launched on Thursday 3 June 2021 during the EACD Europe 2021 Meeting!
All Early Career Researchers within the EACD Community are welcome to join this Forum and to participate in the activities of the Early Career Researchers’ Forum. The Forum is intended to be a central platform run by Early Career Researchers (ECRs) for the ECRs community across Europe active in the area of childhood-onset 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.
EACD's mission is to relieve children and adolescents throughout Europe who have disabilities by the promotion of education and research into Childhood Disability.
The AGM approved in November 2020 the proposal to open the bidding procedure for the 2025 EACD Annual Meeting in 2021, one year earlier than usual, and to give the bidding candidates the option to indicate if they are open for a EACD / IAACD joint meeting. Thereby leaving the option open for EACD to submit a bidding candidate for an EACD / IAACD joint meeting in 2025.
Check out our exciting programme for EACD Europe 2021 here!
The organisers of EACD Europe 2021 are dedicated to bring you in 2021 a truly virtual EACD meeting, unique in its format and set-up. As such, EACD Europe 2021 will be online, innovative, proactive, and using a cross-border approach to bring people together and ensure the exchange of the latest scientific knowledge about Childhood Disabilities across Europe in the new reality of today.
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.
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!