69th Annual Meeting: New Frontiers


AACPDM 69th Annual Meeting Handouts

All sessions for which handouts were submitted are included below.  If you do not see a link listed, it is because we did not receive a handout for the course.  If you are a presenter who would like to submit your handout for inclusion on this page, please email info@aacpdm.org

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

GCMAS Symposium: New Frontiers – The Role of Motion Analysis in “Other” Neuromuscular Disabilities

Ultrasound Pre-Course: Neuromuscular Ultrasound: Hands On Ultrasound Training Course for Chemodenervation Procedures

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: Orthopedic Management of the Upper Extremity

Thursday, October 22, 2015

General Session: Thursday Morning

General Session: Thursday Afternoon

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)

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

Friday, October 23, 2015

General Session: Friday Morning

General Session: Friday Afternoon

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

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

Saturday, October 24,2015

General Session: Saturday Morning

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?

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.