71st Annual Meeting

71st Annual Meeting


We cannot express enough gratitude to all who have contributed to make the AACPDM 71st Annual Meeting a huge success! Each and every one of you helped exchange ideas, create connections, and provide an amazing atmosphere. Videos of the general sessions are now available to view online: http://www.aacpdm.org/resources/multimedia#AM2017. Make sure to mark your calendars for October 9-13, 2018 in Cincinnati, Ohio.  We hope you continue to learn, connect, and "Dare Greatly".

The 2017 Scientific Program Committee is pleased to announce that the 71st Annual Meeting of the American Academy for Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine (AACPDM) will take place September 13-16, 2017 at the convention center in Montreal, Canada. "Dare Greatly: Enter the Arena" is the theme for the meeting.


To disseminate information on new developments in applied and translational sciences, prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and technology for individuals with cerebral palsy and other childhood onset disabilities.

AACPDM Annual Meeting Objectives:

  • Participants will increase awareness of new and emerging treatments for individuals with cerebral palsy and other developmental disabilities.
  • Participants will be able to identify new modalities for the diagnosis of cerebral palsy and developmental disabilities.
  • Participants will increase interprofessional collaboration to help coordinate and improve services across the continuum of care for individuals with cerebral palsy and developmental disabilities across the lifespan.

Target Audience:

Developmental and other Pediatricians, Neurologists, Psychologists, Physiatrists, Orthopedic and Neuro-Surgeons, Physical and Occupational Therapists, Speech and Language Pathologists, Orthotists, Rehab Engineers, Kinesiologists, Nurses, Nutritionists, Special Educators, Administrators, Researchers, and all others concerned with the care of people with cerebral palsy and other childhood-onset disabilities.
All skill levels will be addressed.