September 22 – September 25, 2010 - Marriott Wardman Park Hotel - Washington, DC, USA
Washington, DC
Important Dates

February 1, 2010
Deadline for on-line abstract submission Exhibitor prospectus available

April 2010
Acceptance/Rejection notifications sent via email to corresponding authors

May 28, 2010
Preliminary Program available on-line
On-line Registration available

August 18, 2010
Early Bird Registration Deadline

September 1, 2010
Advance Registration Deadline

September 22 – September 25, 2010
AACPDM 64th Annual Meeting

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E-Posters

AACPDM 64th Annual Meeting

Scientific Posters

SP1 - FUNCTIONAL PERFORMANCE PROFILES OF CHILDREN WITH CEREBRAL PALSY
Mary Jo Cooley Hidecker, PhD CCC-A/SLP; Morgan L. Poole, BS; Kara Taylor, BS; Nigel Paneth, PhD; Peter Rosenbaum, MD; Ray Kent

SP4 - TORTICOLLIS ASSOCIATED WITH NEONATAL BRACHIAL PLEXUS PALSY (NBBP)
Shawn Hervey-Jumper, MD; Yang Lynda, MD PhD; Denise Justice, OTR; Virginia S. Nelson, MD MPH

SP5 - EVALUATION OF THE TEST OF INFANT MOTOR PERFORMANCE SCREENING ITEMS (TIMPSI) FOR INFANTS WITH TYPE I SPINAL MUSCULAR ATROPHY
Kristin J. Krosschell, PT MA PCS; Jo A. Maczulski; Charles B. Scott; Karen G. Patterson; Janine Wood; Krista Kienitz; Mary K. Schroth; Kathryn J. Swoboda

SP6 - PREDICTABILITY OF CEREBRAL PALSY IN A HIGH-RISK NICU POPULATION
Eveline Himpens, Master PT; Ann Oostra; Inge Franki; Stijn Vansteelandt; Piet Vanhaesebrouck; Christine Van den Broeck

SP8 - GENDER DIFFERENCES IN OUTCOMES OF ADULTS WITH PEDIATRIC-ONSET SPINAL CORD INJURY
Kathy Zebracki, PhD; Kathleen M. Chlan, BA; Lawrence C. Vogel, MD

SP9 - PEDIATRICIAN PREPARATION TO PROVIDE PRIMARY CARE TO CHILDREN WITH CEREBRAL PALSY
Rishi Agrawal, MD MPH; Parag Shah, MD MPH; Kathy Zebracki, PhD; Kathy Sanabria, MBA PMP; Claire Kohrman, PhD; Arthur Kohrman, MD

SP11 - PEDIATRIC RESIDENTS’ SATISFACTION INTERACTING WITH A FAMILY OF A CHILD WITH A CHRONIC DEVELOPMENTAL DISBILITY
David Kube, MD; Elizabeth Bishop, MSSW; Jenness Roth, MEd; Frederick Palmer, MD

SP12 - FEEDBACK-CONTROLLED PASSIVE STRETCHING COMBINED WITH BIOFEEDBACK ACTIVE MOVEMENT TRAINING TO IMPROVE SELECTIVE MOTOR CONTROL IN THE CHILDREN WITH CEREBRAL PALSY
Yi-Ning Wu, PhD; Miriam Hwang, MD PhD; Yupeng Ren; Deborah Gaebler-Spira, MD; Li-Qun Zhang

SP14 - A PROFILE OF CHILDREN WHO HAVE COMPLEX AND CHRONIC MEDICAL CARE NEEDS
Dennis Kuo, MD MHS; Eyal Cohen, MD MSc; Rishi Agrawal, MD MPH; Jay Berry; Arti Lal; Patrick Casey

SP15 - A CROSS-SECTIONAL STUDY OF COMMUNITY PARTICIPATION AMONG YOUTH WITH SPINA BIFIDA
Haluk Altiok, MD; Erin H. Kelly, PhD; Kathy Zebracki, PhD; Julie A. Gorzkowski, MSW, LSW; Jennifer R. Abrams, LCSW; Lawrence C. Vogel, MD

SP16 - EFFECTIVENSS OF INTRATHECAL BALCOFEN IN AMBULANT CHILDREN WITH SPASTICITY OF CEREBRAL ORIGIN
Tamis W. Pin, PhD; Lynn McCartney; Jennifer Lewis, BA; Mary-Clare Waugh, MBBS

SP17 - REPEATED MEASURES EVALUATIONS FOR CHILDREN WITH CEREBRAL PALSY RECEIVING ROBOTIC GAIT TRAINING
Jilda Vargus-Adams, MD MSc; Amy F. Bailes, PT MS PCS

SP18 - EFFECTIVENESS OF A FIVE DAY INTENSIVE BLOCK OF THERAPY ON FUNCTIONAL PERFORMANCE IN CHILDREN WITH SEVERE CEREBRAL PALSY LIVING IN AN UNDER-RESOURCED SOUTH AFRICAN SETTING
Gillian Saloojee, PhD

SP19 - CHANGE IN ECONOMIC STATUS IN YOUNG AND MIDDLE-AGED ADULTS WITH A PEDIATRIC-ONSET SPINAL CORD INJURY OVER A TEN-YEAR PERIOD
Kathy Zebracki, PhD; Lawrence C. Vogel, MD; Kathleen M. Chlan, BA

SP21 - DEVELOPMENT OF HANDFUNCTION - RESULTS FROM THE THREE FIRST YEARS OF THE CEREBRAL PALSY FOLLOW-UP PROGRAM (CPOP) IN NORWAY
Sonja Elkjćr, MSc OT; Reidun Jahnsen, PhD PT; Gerd Myklebust, PT

SP22 - A HOME-BASED EARLY INTERVENTION FOR CHILDREN WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES IN VIETNAM
Jin Y. Shin, PhD; Nguyen Viet Nhan, MD PhD

SP24 - DEVELOPING NEW EQUATIONS TO PREDICT BODY COMPOSITION FROM BIO-IMPEDANCE AND SKINFOLD THICKNESS IN CHILDREN WITH SEVERE CEREBRAL PALSY AND INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY
Rob Rieken, MSc; Johannes B. van Goudoever; Elsbeth A. Calis; Dick Tibboel; Heleen M. Evenhuis; Corine Penning

SP27 - SELF CONCEPT, SATISFACTION WITH LIFE, ACTIVITY LEVEL, AND ENVIRONMENTAL BARRIERS OF YOUNG ADULTS WITH CEREBRAL PALSY
Mary Gannotti, PhD; Christin Minter, MA; Henry Chambers, MD; Peter Smith, MD; Chester Tylkowski, MD

SP31 - LEVEL OF IMPROVEMENT DETERMINED BY PODCI IS RELATED TO PARENTAL SATISFACTION AFTER SINGLE-EVENT MULTILEVEL SURGERY IN CHILDREN WITH CEREBRAL PALSY
Moon Seok Park, MD; Chin Youb Chung; Kyoung Min Lee; Sang Hyeong Lee; Dae Kyu Kwon; In Ho Choi; Tae-Joon Cho; Won Joon Yoo

SP32 - SKILL MASTERY OF TYPICALLY DEVELOPING CHILDREN USING THE GILLETTE FUNCTIONAL ASSESSMENT QUESTIONNAIRE: ESTABLISHING STANDARDS IN CHILDREN OF SCHOOL AGE
Jean L. Stout, PT MS; Tom F. Novacheck, MD; Raymond C. Tervo, MD

SP34 - FEASIBILITY AND RELIABILITY OF A NEW INSTRUMENT FOR EVALUATING MOTOR ABILITIES IN CHILDREN WITH SEVERE CEREBRAL PALSY AND INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY
Sonja M. Mensch, MSc; Heleen M. Evenhuis; Corine Penning

SP35 - LONG-TERM CHANGES IN MOBILITY FOLLOWING SINGLE EVENT MULTILEVEL SURGERY IN AMBULATORY CHILDREN WITH CEREBRAL PALSY
Adrienne Harvey, PhD; Peter Rosenbaum, MD; Steven Hanna, PhD; Kerr Graham, MD

SP37 - SURGICAL TREATMENT OF SCOLIOSIS IN NON-AMBULATORY SPASTIC-QUADRIPLEGIC CEREBRAL PALSY PATIENTS: A MATCHED COHORT COMPARISON OF LUQUE-GALVESTON TECHNIQUE AND ALL-PEDICLE SCREW CONSTRUCTS
Kathryn A. Keeler, MD; Scott J. Luhmann, MD; Sara Fuhrhop, student; Murat Oto, MD; Freeman Miller, MD; Kirk W. Dabney, MD; Lawrence G. Lenke, MD; Keith H. Bridwell, MD

SP39 - RELATIONSHIP OF TIBIALIS ANTERIOR MUSCLE ARCHITECTURE TO ANKLE FUNCTION DURING GAIT IN CHILDREN WITH ASYMMETRIC CEREBRAL PALSY
Laura A. Prosser, PT PhD; Daniel Bland, BS; Bellini A. Lindsey, MS; Katharine E. Alter, MD; Diane L. Damiano, PT PhD

SP40 - DOES MRI - DERIVED MUSCLE SIZE RELATE TO STRENGTH IN CHILDREN WITH AND WITHOUT CEREBRAL PALSY?
Catherine Elliott, PhD; Jane Valentine; Sian Williams; Peter Shipman; Alex Kuenzel; Christian Pitcher; Siobhan Reid, PhD

SP41 - CLINICAL PROGNOSTIC MESSAGES ABOUT CEREBRAL PALSY: SYSTEMATIC REVIEW
Iona Novak, PhD; Shona Goldsmith

Student Scientific Posters

STP-SP1 - DIAPHRAGMATIC PARALYSIS ASSOCIATED WITH NEONATAL BRACHIAL PLEXUS PALSY
Michyla Bowerson, BS; Virginia Nelson, MD; Lynda Yang, MD

STP-SP2 - PASSIVE MECHANICAL PROPERTIES OF MUSCLE FIBERS IN HAMSTRING CONTRACTURES OF CHILDREN WITH SPASTIC CEREBRAL PALSY
Lucas Smith, BS; Ki Lee; Hank Chambers, MD; Richard Lieber, PhD

STP-SP3 - MEASURING TRANSITION OF RESPONSIBILITY FROM PARENT TO CHILD: THE PEDIATRIC EVALUATION OF DISABILITY INVENTORY COMPUTER ADAPTIVE TEST (PEDI-CAT)
Ying-Chia Kao, MA; Wendy J. Coster, PhD; Stephen M. Haley, PhD; Pengsheng Ni, MD MPH; Jessica Kramer, PhD; Helene M. Dumas, MS; Maria A. Fragala-Pinkham, MS

STP-SP4 - THE WALKING CAPACITY OF YOUTH WITH PHYSICAL DISABILITIES AS MEASURED IN THE CLINIC IS RELATED TO THEIR PARTICIPATION IN MOBILITY-RELATED ACTIVITIES
Chantale Ferland, BA; Désirée B. Maltais, PhD; Céline Lepage, MSc; Anne Parrot, BA; Francine Laforce-Bisson, BA

STP-SP5 - SYSTEMATIC REVIEW OF THE CLINIMETRIC PROPERTIES OF LABORATORY AND FIELD BASED MEASURES OF AEROBIC AND ANAEROBIC FITNESS IN AMBULANT CHILDREN WITH CEREBRAL PALSY
Astrid C. Balemans, MSC; Maria A. Fragala-Pinkham, MS PT; Nancy Lennon, MS PT; Deborah Thorpe, PT PhD PCS; Roslyn N. Boyd, PhD MSC PT; Margaret E. O’Neil, PT PhD MPH; Kristie Bjornson, PT PhD PCS; Jules G. Becher, MD PhD; Annet J. Dallmeijer, PhD

STP-SP6 - LONG TERM OUTCOME TEN YEARS AFTER SELECTIVE DORSAL RHIZOTOMY IN CHILDREN WITH CEREBRAL PALSY
Dan Jacobson; Eva Ĺström; Kristina Löwing, PT; Bengt Gustavsson; Kristina Tedroff, MD, PhD

STP-SP8 - ANTICIPATORY POSTURAL ADJUSTMENTS IN CHILDREN WITH TYPICAL MOTOR DEVELOPMENT
Gay L. Girolami, PT MS PhC; Takako Shiratori; Alexander Aruin

STP-SP9 - EXAMINING THE CHANGING PREVALENCE OF HISPANIC PATIENTS AND THEIR NEED FOR INTERPRETER SERVICES IN MULTIDISCPLINARY PEDIATRIC REHABILITATION CLINICS
Elizabeth Gersuk, DO; Joshua Alexander, MD

STP-SP10 - WHAT OUTCOME MEASURES ARE USED WITH CHILDREN AND YOUTH WITH CEREBRAL PALSY?: A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW OF THE LITERATURE
Veronica Schiariti, MD MHSC PhD(C); Karen Sauve; Maureen O’Donnell, MD; Robert Armstrong, MD

STP-SP11 - ATTENTION-DEFICIT/HYPERACTIVITY-DISORDER AMONG CHILDREN WITH AUTISM: A POPULATION-BASED STUDY
Melissa B. Schultz, MD; Robert G. Voigt, MD; William J. Barbaresi, MD; Amy L. Weaver, MS; Robert C. Colligan, PhD; Slavica K. Katusic, MD