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AACPDM 72nd Annual Meeting

American Academy for Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine (AACPDM) Supporters

Thank you to all of our wonderful supporters for the AACPDM 72nd Annual Meeting.


Ipsen Biopharmaceuticals
Our strategy has been thought out with a specific goal in mind: to allow the Group to establish commercial models and means of operating which differ between the entities in order to best meet the challenges we face. Our ethos: innovation for patient care.

At OrthoPediatrics® we have a cause to improve the lives of children with orthopedic conditions. As the only global medical device company focused exclusively on pediatric orthopedics, we have 16 surgical systems for Trauma, Limb Deformity, Spine, and Sports Medicine. OrthoPediatrics is the true end-to-end provider for surgical solutions in pediatric orthopedics, and in collaboration with world-class pediatric orthopedic surgeons, we are dedicated to delivering the best products for children. We are committed to providing and supporting superior clinical education through partnerships with professional societies as well as training and educational initiatives globally to advance the field of pediatric orthopedics.


Patients are at the center of everything we do - and we believe medical technology can play an even greater role in improving people's lives. Join us in our commitment to take healthcare Further, Together. Be inspired at


Children’s Hospital Foundation
Children’s Hospital Foundation is dedicated to funding and advocating for pediatric initiatives that improve the status of health care and the quality of life for children in our region. The Foundation provides support for the programs and initiatives of Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU and the children it serves each year, as well as other pediatric health care programs in the community.

Mac Keith Press
Mac Keith Press provides information to advance treatment and care of children with disability. Primarily for a health-oriented audience of therapists, doctors, nurses and health workers, MKP’s publications are also of interest to psychologists, special teachers and others involved in the care of children with disabilities.


Cerebral Palsy Foundation
The Cerebral Palsy Foundation (formerly Cerebral Palsy International Research Foundation) works to transform the lives of people with cerebral palsy today through research, innovation and collaboration. We achieve this by identifying key moments of impact and the defining appropriate areas of study and research which can have an effect on them.  By collaborating with academic and industry researchers alike, we develop innovative strategies and protocols to accelerate the delivery of new diagnostics, treatments, interventions and practices to individuals, clinicians, and families. Founded in 1955, CPF has contributed more than $40 million in research grants.

Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare 
Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare is an independent not-for-profit health system specializing in treating children who have complex conditions, rare disorders and traumatic injuries. Our experienced clinical staff collaborates to treat patients who have complex medical needs. This expertise makes us a resource and partner for health systems across Minnesota and the U.S. Gillette’s skilled team of health care professionals work proactively with families to help children achieve their goals and discover what they CAN do.

Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital
Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital is Canada’s largest children’s rehabilitation hospital. We pioneer treatments, technologies, therapies and programs that give children with disabilities the tools to participate fully in life.
Holland Bloorview is a global leader that serves about 7,000 children yearly. Holland Bloorview is a global world-class teaching hospital affiliated with the University of Toronto, training future health-care specialists in the field of childhood disability. We are also home to the Bloorview Research Institute, allowing us to integrate leading research and teaching with front-line care to improve quality of life.
We see children with cerebral palsy, acquired brain injury, muscular dystrophy, amputation, epilepsy, spina bifida, arthritis, cleft-lip and palate, autism, and other developmental disabilities. A small number of our clients have complex chronic diseases that require round-the-clock medical care.

Shriners Hospitals for Children
Shriners Hospitals for Children® is changing lives every day by providing innovative pediatric specialty care, conducting world-class research, and offering outstanding educational programs for medical professionals. At our 22 locations – 20 in the U.S., and one each in Canada and Mexico – children up to age 18 receive expert care for  orthopaedic conditions, burns, spinal cord injuries, and cleft lip and palate, regardless of the families’ ability to pay. All services are provided in a compassionate, family-centered environment. Since the first Shriners Hospital opened in 1922, we have given hope and healing to more than 1.3 million children, and their families.

Weinberg Cerebral Palsy Center at Columbia University
The Weinberg Family Cerebral Palsy Center is the first program dedicated to transitional care for cerebral palsy (CP) on the East Coast. It provides integrated, coordinated, and multidisciplinary health care that includes pediatric, transitional, and adult care.
Through education, research, and advocacy, our growing network of cerebral palsy experts aim to expand knowledge of CP and access to care across the life span. We collaborate with our patients and their families to help people with CP of all ages to manage their symptoms and reach their full potential – building a bridge for lifetime care, together.


Cathleen Lyle Murray Foundation
Since 1985, has used research and multimedia as tools to promote each child’s fullest inclusion. creates FREE materials under the direction of the Pathways. org Medical Round Table. We strive to empower health professionals and parents with the free educational resources on the benefit of early detection and early intervention for children’s motor, sensory, and communication development.


Important Dates

  • May 31st
    Registration Opens
  • July 23rd
    Exhibit Booth Application Deadline
  • August 29th
    Early Bird Registration Discount Ends
  • September 11th
    Hotel Room Block Reservation Deadline
  • September 12th
    Online Registration Deadline
  • September 19th
    Presentation Handout Deadline
  • October 9th-13th
    72nd Annual Meeting!