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2018 Annual Meeting Highlights

Last Updated:
December 21, 2018

Be sure to watch our 2018 Annual Meeting highlights here!

Thursday, October 11, 2018 - Opening General Session
Richard Ellenson, CEO - Cerebral Palsy Foundation Update
Wendy Sullivan - Reaching for the Stars Update
Amie Shao, MA - Designing for Life: Specific Solutions for Specific Needs
Diane Sellers, PhD, MA, BA, MRCSLT - The Eating and Drinking Ability Classification System (EDACS): Purpose and Potential

Thursday, October 11, 2018 - General Session Afternoon
Kelly Mrklas, MSc, PhD - Transformative Action By Design
Ralph Nitkin - NIH Update

Friday, October 12, 2018 - General Session Morning
Louis Muglia, MD, PhD - Mac Keith Press Basic Science Lectureship; Genetics of Premature Birth
Peter Rosenbaum, MD and Michael Kruer, MD - Point, Counter-Point Session; Is It Genetic, Or Is It CP? What's the Debate?

Friday, October 12, 2018 - General Session Afternoon
Rupal Patel, PhD, CCC-SLP - Making Digital Voice Personal to Foster Meaningful Social Connection
Giovanni Cioni, MD, PhD - EACD Update
Christine Imms, PhD - AusACPDM Update

Saturday, October 13, 2018 - Closing General Session
Reid Chambers, Do; Eliana Danner; Nadjah Bray; Ervin Owen; Hillary Prather - Chambers Family Lifespan Lectureship; Siblings Panel
Pete Zeidner, Pedal-with-Pete Foundation - Cathleen Lyle Murray Award