Community Forum

Join the American Academy for Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine (AACPDM) for the 2019 Community Forum! The forum is an educational event for individuals with cerebral palsy and their families or caregivers. It provides an opportunity to meet with the experts; to discuss the issues that affect children and adults; and to exchange ideas and questions about new research and medical advances.

Preliminary Program Information

Program will include presentations on the following topics:

  • Adaptive Sports
  • Advocacy - helpful strategies to navigate the medical system and ensure better care
  • Strength and Spasticity - weakening and strengthening; new approaches to management
  • Regenerative Medicine - new treatments on the horizon using stem cells
  • Genetics - new, advanced genetic testing and what this could mean

Register for the 2019 Community Forum

To participate in the forum, please fill out the online form below.


Important Dates

  • May 2019
    Registration Opens
  • July 10, 2019
    Exhibit Booth Application Deadline
  • August 7, 2019
    Early Bird Registration Discount Ends
  • August 18, 2019
    Hotel Room Block Reservation Deadline
  • August 21, 2019
    Online Registration Deadline
  • August 22, 2019
    Presentation Handout Deadline
  • September 18-21, 2019
    73rd Annual Meeting!