69th Annual Meeting: New Frontiers


AACPDM 69th Annual Meeting Evaluations

Thank you for participating at the AACPDM 69th Annual Meeting in Austin, TX. Please find the evaluations below to share your feedback and evaluate your experience. We hope you found this year's event to be valuable, relevant, and fun! The AACPDM reviews and analyzes all feedback so we can continue to improve your annual meeting experience, which is impossible without all of your contributions. These evaluations are the same as the evaluations in the Mobile App, so you only need to complete them once. We sincerely appreciate your participation and responses.

Overall Meeting

Overall Meeting Evaluation

General Sessions

General Session: Thursday Morning

General Session: Thursday Afternoon

General Session: Friday Morning

General Session: Friday Afternoon

General Session: Saturday Morning

Free Paper Presentations

Free Paper A: Upper Extremity Assessment and Treatment

Free Paper B: Tone Management Strategies and Pain Control

Free Paper C: Health Outcomes in Adolescence and Adulthood

Free Paper D: Epidemiology and Research Frontiers

Free Paper E: Outcome Measures

Free Paper F: Pediatric Medical Complexities

Free Paper G: Early Intervention

Free Paper H: New Orthopaedic Strategies in Cerebral Palsy

Free Paper I: Imaging and Early Development

Free Paper J: Current Issues in Childhood Disabilities

Free Paper K: Therapy Interventions

Free Paper L: Gait

Pre-Conference Sessions

Ultrasound All-day Pre-Course

GCMAS Symposium

PC 1: Starting Early: Early Intervention Concepts, Strategies and Delivery of Therapy for Infants in the First Two Years

PC 2: The Interface Between Physical and Mental Health: Meeting the Needs of Adults with Intellectual/Developmental Disability

PC 3: Upper Extremity Orthopaedic Management of Children with Cerebral Palsy

Breakfast Seminars

BRK 1: Essential ingredients of life-skills programs aiming to enhance transitions to adulthood for youth with disabilities

BRK 2: Sedentary Behavior versus Physical Inactivity in Cerebral Palsy: What are the Implications for Chronic Disease Risk?

BRK 3: Beyond Seating: Building an Equipment Blueprint for Children with Complex Needs

BRK 4: Addressing a Moving Target: Treatment of Foot and Ankle Disorders in Patients with Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease

BRK 5: Fidelity Measures for Intervention Integrity: An Innovative Approach to Training

BRK 6: Relationships and Sexuality: Important transition issues to address in helping youth with physical or developmental disabilities to improve quality of life.

BRK 7: Saddling up for Episodic Care – A 2015 Update

BRK 8: Dysphagia and Nutritional Issues in Neurodevelopmental Disorders - Challenges and Dilemmas

BRK 9: Theory and implementation of the aquatic evaluation: Water Orientation Test Alyn 1 & 2 (WOTA 1 & 2)

BRK 10: Cerebral Palsy Research Funding in the United States: Past, Present and Future

BRK 11: Bone Health in Children with Physical Disabilities

BRK 12: Does my patient with a progressive neuromuscular disease qualify for a clinical trial?

BRK 13: Providing Quality Early Intervention: Walkers to Wheelers

BRK 14: New Frontiers in Care and Communication: Telemedicine in the Pediatric Therapeutic Environment

BRK 15: Parent Navigators: A New Care Team Member in Your Medical Home or Specialty Practice

BRK 16: Seating and Positioning for the Complex Orthopedic Surgical Candidate: Pre and Post Considerations

BRK 17: Motor Control Matters

BRK 18: Rock Climbing: Adaptive Recreation, Competitive Sport, and Therapy Modality

BRK 19: Managing Gynecologic and Reproductive Health in Adolescents and Young Adults with Childhood Onset Disabilities

BRK 20: TRANSITION CLINIC: Assessment and Coordination of Care in 1-2 Visits

BRK 21: Transitioning Responsibility to Adulthood and Adult Care: presenting ONTRAC and successful application of practical tools for families clinicians and care providers using a lifespan approach

BRK 22: Have it Your Way: Individualized Goal Setting in Therapeutic Practice

BRK 23: Cerebral Palsy Day with the Experts: The New Frontier - How to Bring the AACPDM to our Patients, Families and Community

BRK 24: Indications and Explicit Guidance for Soft Tissue Surgery Using Gait Analysis

BRK 25: Chronic Lung Disease in the Patient with Neurodisability: Concepts and Management Strategies

BRK 26: Orthopaedic Surgery for the Upper and Lower Limb in Children with Cerebral Palsy

BRK 27: Transition Models for Persons with Childhood Onset Complex Chronic Conditions: are we truly effective?

Instructional Courses

IC 1: Long-term Outcomes for Pediatric Spinal Cord Injuries and Life-care Planning

IC 2: Clinical exercise testing in youth with cerebral palsy

IC 3: Early natural history of cerebral palsy to inform surveillance and management: outcomes of the Australian Cerebral Palsy child studies

IC 4: Management of the Hip in Cerebral Palsy: the Revised Australian Standards of Care for Hip Surveillance and Their Relevance to Management

IC 5: Customized Employment as an Evidence-based Practice for Transition-Age Youth with Cerebral Palsy

IC 6: Avoiding Pitfalls in the Management of Gait Dysfunction in Children with Cerebral Palsy

IC 7: Embarking on New Frontiers in Upper Extremity Interventions: Orthotics, Serial Casting and Taping

IC 8: Family-Researcher Collaboration: Bringing the Family’s Voice to Research

IC 9: The Year's Top Ten Articles On Developmental Disabilites

IC 10: Transforming the Healthcare of Women with Disabilities

IC 11: Feeding and swallowing in cerebral palsy: evidence-based practice and beyond

IC 12: Trouble Shooting and Managing Intrathecal Baclofen Therapy

IC 13: Applying the new ICF Core Sets for children and youth with Cerebral Palsy in clinical practice

IC 14: Toxin- Safe Territory for Both Patients and Providers

IC 15: Let’s Do a Hip Osteotomy! A Hands-on Laboratory Introduction to the Surgical Skills of a Varus Derotational Osteotomy

IC 16: Applying Selective Dorsal Rhizotomy to Improve Gait and Ambulatory Function in the Child with Cerebral Palsy

IC 17: Evaluation and Treatment of the Upper Extremity in Cerebral Palsy: An Update

IC 18: From Stable Standing to Rock and Roll Walking. A Segmental Kinematic Approach to Rehabilitation

IC 19: Puzzle pieces to support lifelong health-related fitness and activity among individuals with Cerebral Palsy: The importance of knowledge sharing across borders

IC 20: Gait Analysis Data Interpretation: Understanding Kinematic Relationships Within and Across Planes of Motion in Persons with Physical Disabilities

IC 21: Strategies for translating research evidence into practice from knowledge translation research in cerebral palsy

IC 22: Maximizing Gait and Function in People with Cerebral Palsy Through Targeted Exercise Prescription – An Interactive Case Application

IC 23: Supporting Children with Neuromuscular Spinal Deformity Needing Scoliosis Surgery: a Team Approach

IC 24: Discussing the disclosure of a neurodevelopmental disability (NDD) with parents: Integrating visual aids with verbal communication

IC 25: Classifications of Function in the 21st Century: What are they good for?

IC 26: Toward best practices in virtual reality and active video game use within pediatric rehabilitation: Competencies, clinical decision-making and outcome measurement

IC 27: Early Detection and Early Intervention for Cerebral Palsy

IC 28: Pediatric Constraint Induced Movement and Bimanual Therapy Implementation into the Clinic Setting

IC 29: Spinal Deformity in Cerebral Palsy: An Introduction from Bracing to Surgery

IC 30: Advanced management of hypertonia in patients with cerebral palsy

IC 31: Pain in Cerebral Palsy across the lifespan: An evidence-based approach to understanding, assessing, and treating complex pain

IC 32: Controversies in orthopaedic management of patients with myelomeningocele

IC 33: Introduction to the Pediatric Evaluation of Disability Inventory-Computer Adaptive Test (PEDI-CAT): A New Option for Measuring Function

IC 34: Serial Casting for the Lower Extremity: An Introduction using an Evidence-Based Care Guideline

IC 35: An Overview of Childhood Onset Dystonia: evaluation, diagnosis and treatment

IC 36-Please note this course has been cancelled.

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