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PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE

Jilda Vargus-Adams, MD MPH, President, AACPDM
Jilda Vargus-Adams, MD MSc
President

The AACPDM welcomes you! I write this having just returned home from the Academy’s 72nd Annual Meeting. We had a wonderful time together learning and sharing our ‘Transformative Journeys’ in Cincinnati. ‘Transformative Journeys’ is a meaningful description of the work the Academy does and the paths our members follow around the world to impact the lives of people with and at risk for cerebral palsy and other childhood onset disabilities...

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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.

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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!

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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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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...Read More


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.


Featured TEDx/TEDMED Talk

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

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