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March 15, 2017

2019 Awards Applications are Open

The AACPDM is now accepting applications for 2019 Awards! For details and application information for the Corbett Ryan Pathways Pioneer Award, Mentorship Award, and Fred P. Sage Award, please visit the Awards Page.

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 Amazon.com'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 Amazon.com, please consider replacing that bookmark with this URL: http://smile.amazon.com, after choosing AACPDM as your donation selection.

Please remember - you'll have to access Amazon through the Amazon Smile page at http://smile.amazon.com.  If you go to Amazon.com, 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.

2018 Annual Meeting General Session videos are now available online

The AACPDM 72nd Annual Meeting in Cincinnati, Ohio 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.

Now Accepting Applications for 2019 Research Grants and Scholarships

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 may 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 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.

Scholarship opportunities include student, international and OrthoPediatrics. Check out the scholarship website for more information on how to apply.

The submission deadline for all grants and scholarships is Friday, April 5, 2019.

House passes changes to Americans With Disabilities Act

On February 15th, the House passed legislation that would amend the Americans With Disabilities Act over objections from disability rights advocates and Democratic leaders, who warned that the bill would remove incentives for businesses to comply with the law.

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