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Last Updated:
March 15, 2017

Featured TEDx/TEDMED Talk

AACPDM is proud to feature various TEDx/TEDMED talks that we recommend for your viewing pleasure. Check out these Talks

Your shopping on Amazon can benefit AACPDM

AACPDM is part of's Smile program.  Amazon Smile allows us to receive a percentage of the money you spend on Amazon Smile, on any purchases that you make.

To set up AACPDM as your charity, please visit Amazon Smile.  Just under the search bar, there is a link to choose your charity.  Click on that and search for "AACPDM", then select us.  If you've bookmarked, please consider replacing that bookmark with this URL:, after choosing AACPDM as your donation selection.

Please remember - you'll have to access Amazon through the Amazon Smile page at  If you go to, a percentage is not donated!

DMCN goes mobile

Introducing the new iOS app for Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology

The US Senate’s new budget deal funds CHIP for a full decade

For at least the next 10 years, families in the US Children’s Health Insurance Program shouldn’t have to worry about the money running out again.

Senate leaders announced on Wednesday that, as part of a broader budget agreement, they would lengthen the six-year funding extension for CHIP that Congress passed last month to a full 10 years of funding for the program.

Read more HERE.

2017 Annual Meeting General Session videos are now available online

The AACPDM 71st Annual Meeting in Montreal, Canada was a tremendous success! If you were unable to attend, we now have the fabulous general session videos online. If you did attend, feel free to refresh your memory and view the presentations once again.

2018 Travel Scholarship Submissions are Open!

Through the generosity of the American Academy for Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine, our donors, partners and corporate sponsors, the AACPDM is proud to offer Annual Meeting travel scholarships to qualified AACPDM members. The submissions deadline is April 6, 2018. To learn more about these opportunities, visit the AACPDM scholarship website.

Now Accepting Applications for 2018 Research Grants!

The AACPDM has partnered with the Pedal-with-Pete Foundation and the Cerebral Palsy Alliance to fund multiple grants, up to $25,000 USD each! Areas of research should focus on topics related to cerebral palsy but now will also include research focus areas on other childhood-onset disabilities!

Research grant funding supports high-quality, clinical research projects/programs. The award may be used to fund planning for a project or to complete a small research project of high impact in any area relevant to the AACPDM’s mission. The successful applicant will have a c track record in childhood-onset disability research.

The Principal Investigator on the grant must be an AACPDM member in good standing. Only one grant application per member will be considered in a given budget year.

Grant applications are open for online submission. Please read the application outline on how to prepare your application for submission.

The submission deadline is Thursday, April 12, 2018.