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June 17, 2019

2020 Travel Scholarships and Research Grants

Scholarships

Through the generosity of the American Academy for Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine, our donors, partners and corporate sponsors, the AACPDM is proud to offer Annual Meeting travel scholarships to qualified AACPDM members. The submissions deadline is April 3, 2020. To learn more about these opportunities, visit the AACPDM scholarship website.

Research Grants

A key mission of the Academy is to promote excellence in research for the benefit of persons with cerebral palsy and childhood-onset disabilities. One way in which the Academy promotes research is through the annual Research Grants. The AACPDM has partnered with the Pedal with Pete Foundation and the Cerebral Palsy Alliance to fund multiple grants, up to $25,000 USD each!

Grant applications are open for online submission. Please read the application outline on how to prepare your application for submission. 2020 applications are due Friday, April 17. To learn more about these opportunities, visit the AACPDM research grant website.


Now accepting award nominations and submissions!

AACPDM offers many awards each year, to honor our outstanding members and scientific presenters at our Annual Meeting. Nominate your mentor, submit a multi-media project or honor an inspirational person in your life.

Corbett Ryan Pathways Pioneer Award, Fred P. Sage Award, Mentorship Award


2019 Annual Meeting General Session videos are now available online

The AACPDM 73rd Annual Meeting in Anaheim, California 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 meeting highlights once again.


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.


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 last month to a full 10 years of funding for the program.

Read more HERE.


Your shopping on Amazon can benefit AACPDM

AACPDM is part of Amazon.com'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 search for "AACPDM", then select us.  If you've bookmarked Amazon.com, please consider replacing that bookmark with this URL: http://smile.amazon.com, after choosing AACPDM as your donation selection.

Please remember - you'll have to access Amazon through the Amazon Smile page at http://smile.amazon.com.  If you go to Amazon.com, a percentage is not donated!


DMCN goes mobile

Introducing the new iOS app for Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology