The AACPDM Annual Meeting provides high-quality dissemination of information in the basic sciences, prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and technical advances as applied to persons with cerebral palsy and other childhood-onset disabilities.
Each year, approximately 1,000 medical professionals gather for the AACPDM Annual Meeting.
AACPDM Annual Meeting Objectives:
To disseminate information on new developments in applied and translational sciences, prevention, diagnosis, technology and utilizing recommendations from current clinical guidelines for treatment for individuals with cerebral palsy and other childhood-onset disabilities.
To create an interdisciplinary forum to facilitate communication and team-building between professional who are providing services and care for individuals with childhood onset disabilities.
To facilitate the integration between research and practice to improve the well being of people with childhood onset disabilities.
Developmental and other Pediatricians, Neurologists, Psychologists, Physiatrists, Orthopedic and Neuro-Surgeons, Physical and Occupational Therapists, Speech and Language Pathologists, Orthotists, Rehab Engineers, Kinesiologists, Nurses, Nutritionists, Special Educators, Administrators, Researchers, and all others concerned with the care of people with cerebral palsy and other childhood-onset disabilities.
All skill levels will be addressed.
The American Academy for Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine (AACPDM) is an Academy of over 1,100 health professionals dedicated to providing multidisciplinary scientific education and promoting excellence in research and services for the benefit of people with and at risk for cerebral palsy and other childhood-onset disabilities. AACPDM is like no other professional society! The “teamwork” mindset of our members solidifies a worldwide network that provides the most effective outcomes for patients. We are pediatricians, neurologists, surgeons, rehabilitators, therapists, nurses, special educators, engineers, and scientists.