AACPDM
AACPDM

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Please refer to the Final Program for more details.


7:00 am - 8:00 am

Continental Breakfast

7:00 am - 8:00 am

Breakfast Seminars 1-10

BRK 1: CHILDREN WITH MEDICAL COMPLEXITY: A UNIQUE POPULATION WITH UNIQUE NEEDS

BRK 2: CUTTING EDGE MANAGEMENT OF CHILDREN WITH EPILEPSY

BRK 3: DOES MOVEMENT CHANGE INFANT COGNITION? DOCUMENTING KEY INTERVENTION INGREDIENTS AND QUANTIFYING FIDELITY

BRK 4: ENHANCING FUNCTIONAL PERFORMANCE IN CHILDREN WITH CORTICAL VISUAL IMPAIRMENT

BRK 5: HIT THE ROAD JACK: A RUNNING PROGRAM FOR CHILDREN WITH PHYSICAL DISABILITY

BRK 6: HYPOTONIA: WHAT IS IT AND WHAT CAN WE DO ABOUT IT?

BRK 7: MOVING FROM HEURISTIC TO PRECISION APPROACHES TO TREAT AND PREVENT CHRONIC DISEASES IN ADULTS WITH CEREBRAL PALSY

BRK 8: NEUROORTHOPEDIC MANAGEMENT OF RETT SYNDROME

BRK 9: PATIENT AND FAMILY PERSPECTIVES ON COMMON CP THERAPIES AND INTERVENTIONS

BRK 10: PATIENT-SPECIFIC MODELLING: INCORPORATING ADVANCES IN MEDICAL IMAGING TO BETTER INFORM MUSCULOSKELETAL MODELS

7:00 am - 8:00 am

Advisor Meet & Greet
Connect with your AACPDM Advisor/Advisee or stop by to learn more about the AACPDM Advisor Support Program!

8:15 am - 10:15 am

General Session

 

Presidential Guest Lectureship- John Ioannidis, MD, DSc
Improving Research Practices

Gayle G. Arnold Lectureship- Euan Wallace, AM
Prevention and Cure of Cerebral Palsy: a Reality or Forlorn Hope?

 

10:15 am - 10:45 am

Coffee Break- Exhibits and Posters
Expanded breaks throughout the AM and PM sessions will give you a chance to visit the exhibits and posters. Plan to meet a friend during one of these times and just catch up!

10:45 am - 12:45 pm

Free Paper Sessions A-D

A: Early Recognition
B: Infants, Families and Upper Limb Function
C: Medical Complexity & Nutrition
D: Spasticity & Gait

12:45 pm - 2:00 pm

AACPDM Membership Business Meeting & Boxed Lunch

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

General Session

Chambers Family Lifespan Lectureship- Donna Thomson
After 27 Years of Treatment: A Report Card on Developmental Medicine From a Consumer

 

Making a Difference Award Recipient- Michele Shusterman
From Chaos to Cohesion: Making Sense of CP for Caregivers

 

Corbett Ryan Pathways Pioneer Award- Justin Herbst

3:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Coffee Break: Exhibits and Posters

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Instructional Courses 1-13

IC 1: ACTIVITY-BASED REHABILITATION IN YOUNG CHILDREN WITH SEVERE SPINAL CORD INJURIES: FROM SCIENCE TO CLINICAL PRACTICE

IC 2: AUGMENTATIVE & ALTERNATIVE COMMUNICATION (AAC): MAKING A DIFFERENCE BY SUPPORTING A SPECTRUM OF COMMUNICATION NEEDS IN INDIVIDUALS WITH CEREBRAL PALSY AND OTHER NEUROMOTOR IMPAIRMENTS

IC 3: AVOIDING SURGICAL MISTAKES IN THE TREATMENT OF GAIT DYSFUNCTION IN CHILDREN WITH CEREBRAL PALSY

IC 4: DIFFICULT DECISIONS: WHAT'S THE BEST PLAN FOR CHILDREN WITH COMPLEX CHRONIC CONDITIONS?

IC 5: GAIT ANALYSIS DATA INTERPRETATION: UNDERSTANDING KINEMATIC RELATIONSHIPS WITHIN AND ACROSS PLANES OF MOTION IN PERSONS WITH PHYSICAL DISABILITIES

IC 6: INTEGRATED MANAGEMENT USING BOTULINUM TOXIN A FOR UPPER EXTREMITY HYPERTONIA IN CHILDREN WITH CEREBRAL PALSY

IC 7: INTRODUCING THE CHALLENGE AND CHALLENGE-III FOR AMBULATORY CHILDREN AND YOUTH WHO HAVE CEREBRAL PALSY

IC 8: JOB SITE ACCOMMODATIONS AND CONSIDERATIONS FOR TRANSITION AGE YOUTH WITH CEREBRAL PALSY

IC 9: NON-INVASIVE BRAIN STIMULATION TRIALS IN HEMIPARETIC CEREBRAL PALSY: MAKING A DIFFERENCE?

IC 10: ORTHOPAEDIC SURGERY FOR THE UPPER AND LOWER LIMB IN CHILDREN WITH CEREBRAL PALSY

IC 11: SPINAL DEFORMITY IN CEREBRAL PALSY: AN INTRODUCTION FROM BRACING TO SURGERY

IC 12: THE CHALLENGE OF CHRONIC PULMONARY DISEASE IN THE PEDIATRIC PATIENT WITH A PRIMARY NEURODISABILITY DIAGNOSIS

IC 13: TRANSFORMING THE HEALTHCARE OF WOMEN WITH DISABILITIES

6:00 pm - 7:15 pm

Wine & Cheese Poster and Exhibit Review
Always popular and well attended. Enjoy a glass of wine and light hors d’oeuvres in the Exhibit Hall and Foyer areas while visiting our Exhibitors and viewing the scientific and demonstration posters. Posters will be displayed on both bulletin boards and at E-Poster kiosks. This is an opportunity to meet with the 2016 exhibiting participants who are key contributors to the success of our meeting.