Important Dates

December 1, 2012
Abstract Submission Opens

December 7, 2012
International Scholarship Submission Opens

January 31, 2013
Abstract Submission Closes
International Scholarship Submission Closes
Multimedia Submission Closes

February 2013
Student Scholarship Submission Opens

April 2013
Early April: Abstract Notifications emailed to Corresponding Authors
Mid-April: International Scholarship notifications emailed
April 30: Student Scholarship Submission closes

Late May 2013
Preliminary Program Available Online
Annual Meeting Registration is Open

September 4, 2013
Early Bird Registration Closes

September 15, 2013
Hotel Group Rate Ends

September 27, 2013
Annual Meeting Pre-Registration Closes

October 16-19, 2013
AACPDM 67th Annual Meeting

For more information, please contact:

555 East Wells, Suite 1100
Milwaukee, WI 53202
Phone: 414.918.3014
Fax: 414.276.2146


DP2 - The Icanfunction App - The International Classification of Functioning Application

DP3 - Innovation Meets Retro: The Return of  the House Call by Your Side Pediatrics at UVA

DP4 - Use of the Functional Electrical Stimulation Bike in the Post-Operative Rehabilitation of A Child with Cerebral Palsy

DP5 - Fighting Osteopenia with Wheelchair Boxing: A Novel Way to Build a Healthier Skeleton

DP6 - A New Model of Care: A Nurse Practitioner Led Complex Care Clinic

DP7 - Community Service: Structured Dance Class for Cerebral Palsy After School

DP8 - 'Neurogame' Therapy for Rehabilitation in Children with Cerebral Palsy

DP9 - Worldwide Clinical Programs with Dysport® (Abobotulinumtoxina) in Spasticity and Functional Impairments in Children with Dynamic Equinus Foot Deformity Due to Cerebral Palsy

DP10 - Management of the Pediatric Patient with Nonoral Feeding Needs; Implementing a Model of Care

DP11 - A Dynamic Response AFO in the Correction of Crouch Gait for A Child with CP

DP12 - Honk!  An inclusive theatre program for typical and special needs children

DP13 - A Concept Analysis of Consciousness

DP14 - A Systems Approach to the Development of Feeding Skills and Feeding Disorders

DP15 - Impact of the Affordable Care Act on People with Child-Onset Disabilities

DP16 - Assistive Technology and Neuro-Developmental Treatment: Improving Function through Enhancing Motivation

DP17 - Characteristics of Dysplastic Acetabula in Cerebral Palsy with Three-Dimensional Computer Evaluation: A Case Report

DP18 - Sports Participation by an Individual with Cerebral Palsy after Intrathecal Baclofen Pump Placement

DP20 - Haiti, Positive Changes after the Earth Quake: Improving the Lives of One Family-One Village at a Time

DP21 - Developmental Trajectories of Children with Cerebral Palsy: The ‘On Track’ Study

DP22 - Pediatric Complex Care: An Integrated Approach to Unite Hospital and Community Based Care

DP24 - Transition and Telehealth: Will the Two “Ts” Ever Cross?

DP25 - The F-Words in Childhood Disability: A Values Statement for Children, Families and Service Providers

DP26 - When Two of the Same Discipline are Treating; Concurrent Therapy in Pediatric Rehabilitation

DP27 - Use of Robotics in a Pediatric Constraint Induced Movement Therapy Program

DP28 - Passive Stretching and Active Strengthening Through use of Robotics, Combined with Functional Strength Training, To Improve Gross Motor Ability in Children Diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy: A Clinical Approach

DP29 - Positioning for Hip Health: A Clinical Resource

DP31 - Implementation of Ask Me 3 to Enhance High-Risk Patients’ Knowledge and Curiosity of their Specific Diagnoses and At-Home Care Plans

DP32 - Healthlink, A Curriculum for Nurses

DP33 - Creating a Tool to Promote Enabling and Empowerment of Families in a Pediatric Rehabilitation Center

DP34 - G and Gjs: A Multi-Disciplinary Enteral Feeding Program

DP35 - Training with the Amadeo Hand Robot in Children with Hemiplegia: A Pilot Study

DP36 -  A Stride Simulator.  A Development of a Device in line with Latest Knowledge

DP37 - Use of Video-Based Modeling in Occupational Therapy for Children with Developmental Disabilities

DP38 - Off-Axis Elliptical Training to Reduce Gait Abnormalities in Children with Cerebral Palsy

DP39 - Can Patterned Multi-Channel Electrical Stimulation be Simultaneously Delivered During Robotic Gait Training in Children with Cerebral Palsy?

DP40 - Sit Up, Get Up and Go: Establishing a Progressive Mobility Program



SP2 - Adults with Cerebral Palsy: Independent Living Factors and Perceived Quality of Life

SP3 - Neonatal Microstructural Development of the Corpus Callosum and Gait Temporal-Spatial Parameters in Very Low Birth Weight Preterm Children at 18-20 Months: A Diffusion Imaging Study

SP4 - Stretched Sarcomeres May Contribute to Contracture in Cerebral Palsy

SP5 - Neonatal Microstructural Development of the Left Superior Temporal Gyrus and Cognitive Development in Very Low Birth Weight Preterm Children at 18-20 Months: A Diffusion Imaging Study

SP6 - Relationship between Executive Function and Sensory/Motor Functioning in Children and Adolescents with Congenital Hemiplegia

SP7 - Quantitative Muscle Ultrasound in Children with Spastic Cerebral Palsy

SP8 - Constraint Induced Movement Therapy Mediates Recovery of Normal Cortical Activation in Children with Cerebral Palsy

SP9 - Language Delay, Socioeconomic Disadvantage and Participation in Early Intervention Services

SP10 - Hip Joint Kinetics as Clinically Meaningful Outcomes for Therapeutic Trials in 4-6 Year Old Boys with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

SP12 - Intervention to Advance Postural Transitions in Young Children with Neuromotor Disabilities and Resulting Effects on Trunk and Pelvic Movement

SP13 - Accurately Measuring Obesity in Spina Bifida

SP14 - Central Adiposity is an Independent Risk Factor for Low Vitamin D among Adults with Cerebral Palsy

SP15 - Resilience among Family Caregivers of Children with Severe Neurodisabilities Requiring Chronic Respiratory Management

SP16 - Prevalence and Characteristics of Postneonatal Cerebral Palsy, Metropolitan Atlanta, 1991-2008

SP18 - A Study of Chorea in Children

SP19 - Compensatory Gait Patterns Secondary to Isolated Ankle Equinus

SP20 - Changes in Ankle Joint Stiffness Following Intelligent Stretching and Active Movement Training

SP21 - Safety of Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation in Pediatric Hemiparesis: Determining the Optimal Stimulation Site

SP22 - Concurrent Validity of the Stepwatch and Actigraph® in Ambulant Children with Cerebral Palsy

SP23 - Priapism as a Sign of Intrathecal Baclofen Withdrawal: A Case Series

SP25 - Physician-Patient Communication is a Key Factor Associated with Malpractice Litigation in Neonatal Brachial Plexus Palsy

SP26 - Swallowing Function for Pediatric Patients with a Tracheotomy Tube

SP27 - Somatosensory Deficits in Children with Neonatal Brachial Plexus Palsy

SP28 - Intervention to Advance Postural Transitions and Problem Solving Ability in Children with Cerebral Palsy

SP29 - Pain Reduction Following Cerebral Palsy Surgery

SP30 - Parent Perceptions of the Quality of Life (QOL) and Healthcare Satisfaction for their Children with Complex Chronic Conditions (CCCS)

SP31 - Child Gender and Parental Nurturance in Children with and without a Neurodevelopmental Condition

SP32 - Early Motor Trajectories in Very Low Birth Weight Premature Infants: Use of Diffusion Tensor Imaging, General Movement Assessment and the Test of Infant Motor Performance

SP33 - Do the State- Trait Anxiety Levels in the Mothers of Children with Cerebral Palsy Differ Compared with Mothers of Healthy Children?

SP34 - Exercise, Life Satisfaction and Depressive Symptoms among Individuals with Pediatric-Onset Spinal Cord Injury

SP35 - School Based Physical Therapists Perceptions of School Based Physical Therapy Practice: An Ex-Post Facto Interpretive Phenomenological Study

SP37 - Bilateral Sensory and Motor Aspects of Hand Function in Patients with Childhood-Onset Hemidystonia

SP39 - Low Lumbar Spine Bone Density in Premenopausal Women and Men Under 50 Years of Age with Cerebral Palsy is Related to Immobility

SP40 - Motor Learning of A Bimanual Task In Children with Unilateral Cerebral Palsy

SP41 - What Services do Children with a Dual Diagnosis of Down Syndrome and Autism Receive?

SP42 - Test Retest Reproducibility and Parent-Child Concordance of the Dimensions of Mastery Questionnaire in School Aged Children with Congenital Hemiplegia

SP43 - Reliability and Responsiveness of the Gross Motor Function Measure-88 in Children with Cerebral Palsy

SP45 - Long Term Prognosis of Obstetric Brachial Plexus Palsy

SP46 - Motor Sequence Learning in Children with Spastic Cerebral Palsy: Differentiation between General Skill Learning and Implicit Sequence Learning

SP47 - Segmental Trunk Acquisition and Reaching in Typically Developing Infants

SP48 - The Effect of Treatment of Sleep Apnea on Developmental Outcomes Among Children with Down Syndrome

SP49 - Effects of Home-Based Locomotor Treadmill Training on Gross Motor Function in Young Children with Cerebral Palsy

SP50 - Impact of Caring for Children with Medical Complexity and Fragility due to Multiple Chronic Conditions on Family Life

SP51 - Long-Term Outcomes after Selective Dorsal Rhizotomy

SP52 - An Australian Population Study of Factors Associated with MRI Patterns in Cerebral Palsy

SP53 - Agreement between Parents and Clinicians for the Communication Function Classification System (CFCS) of Children with Cerebral Palsy

SP54 - The Effects of Medical Complexity on the Development of Fidgety Movements and Feasibility of Screening Utilizing the General Movement Assessment for Neonatal and Cardiac Intensive Care Inpatients and Graduates

SP55 - Muscle Fatigue during Repetitive Maximal Voluntary Contractions; A Comparison between Children with Cerebral Palsy, Typically Developing Children and Young Healthy Adults

SP56 - Evaluation of Pelvic Obliquity: An Important Contributor to Seating Difficulty in Patients with Neuromuscular Scoliosis

SP57 - Queensland Cerebral Palsy Register - Successful Consent-Based Ascertainment of a 10-Year Cohort

SP58 - “He Does Not See Himself as Being Different”: A Qualitative Analysis of Children and Caregivers Reports on Relevant Areas of Functioning in CP Using the ICF-CY Coding System

SP59 - Acetabular Remodeling after Varus Derotational Osteotomy in Cerebral Palsy: Do We Need to Do the Pelvis?

SP60 - Motor Learning in Virtual Reality as a Marker for Spasticity and Dystonia

SP61 - Brain Lesions Relate to Gait Pathology in Children with Unilateral and Bilateral Cerebral Palsy

SP64 - Sporadic Fidgety Movements and Abnormal Motor Repertoire is Common in Extremely Preterm Born Infants

SP67 - Comparison of Bone Density and Quality of Life in Prepubertal Children with and without Cerebral Palsy