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

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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Now Accepting Abstract Submissions!

2019 Annual Meeting: Now Accepting Abstract Submissions!

The 2019 Scientific Program Committee invites you to submit your abstracts to be considered for the first ever combined 73rd AACPDM Annual and 2nd IAACD Triannual...Read More

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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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...Read More

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