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Unni G. Narayanan, MBBS, MSc, FRCP(C), President, AACPDM
Dr. Sarah Winter
President, AACPDM

Welcome to our website! At the AACPDM 71st Annual Meeting in Montreal, the participants were asked to “Dare Greatly” in their work towards the well-being of people with, and at risk for, cerebral palsy and other childhood-onset disabilities. The Academy commits to being a leader in the scientific education of health professionals who do this work. The highlight of the year is always the annual meeting but the hard working committees dare greatly throughout....

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Registration for the 72nd Annual Meeting is OPEN!

Registration for the 72nd Annual Meeting is now open! To learn more about available instructional courses, networking events, accommodations, travel arrangements and to register for this year's meeting, visit the AACPDM Annual Meeting page.

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NINDS Cerebral Palsy Classification Updates

The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), National Institutes of Health (NIH) recently convened the Cerebral Palsy (CP) Common Data Elements (CDE) Oversight Committee to develop the External Devices classification document (see below to access). Check out the NIND's website for more information.

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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

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.

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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