Events

06
Oct

COVID19 Listening and Sharing session

Understanding the impact of COVID-19 on children with disabilities in the Pacific: Listening session for clinicians & researchers

FREE WEBINAR EVENT

06 October 2020, 12pm-1pm Australian EDST 

The IAACD /AusACPDM COVID-19 Taskforce want to hear from you.

Join our listening session to share how our clinicians & researchers across Australasia including the Pacific have adapted to COVID-19 & where we are heading in the future.

Our aim is to share our experiences, to learn what has worked, what has not worked & what learnings we can take into the future. The panel include speakers involved in both hospital & community based health service delivery in the Pacific Region.

Panelists
Dr Peter Asuo, Paediatrician, Ministry of Health, Kiribati
Dr Rakei Kaarira, Paediatrician, Ministry of Health, Kirabati
Ms Sureni Perera, CEO, Frank Hilton Organisation, Suva-Fiji
Ms Ingrid Sutherland, Clinical Nurse Consultant, Family Well-Being Clinic, Royal Children’s Hospital, Australia
Dr Georgina Cox, Psychologist, Family Well-Being Clinic, Royal Children’s Hospital, Australia

Chaired by Dr Kate Milner, Paediatrician, Royal Children’s Hospital Melbourne

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Date: 6 October - 6 October

Location: Zoom, please register for link

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06
Oct

COVID19 Listening and Sharing session

Understanding the impact of COVID-19 on children with disabilities in Sri Lanka and Nepal: Listening session for clinicians & researchers

FREE WEBINAR EVENT

06 October 2020, 3pm-4pm Australian EDST 

The IAACD /AusACPDM COVID-19 Taskforce want to hear from you.

Join our listening session to share how our clinicians & researchers across Australasia including the Pacific have adapted to COVID-19 & where we are heading in the future.

Our aim is to share our experiences, to learn what has worked, what has not worked & what learnings we can take into the future. The panel include speakers involved in both hospital & community based health service delivery in the Sri Lanka and Nepal.

Panelists

  • Gopi Kitnasamy, Founder of CPLanka, Sri Lanka
  • Romaniya Fernando PT, Sri Lanka
  • Bhagya Devagiri SLT, Sri Lanka
  • Nistha Shrestha, Nepal

Chaired by Dr Mary-Clare  Waugh – Paediatrician, Australia

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Date: 6 October - 6 October

Location: Zoom, please register for link

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01
Mar

Combined AusACPDM and IAACD conference: “Better Together” 2022


Watch this space… full website coming soon!

The Combined 11th Australasia Academy of Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine and the 3rd International Alliance of Academies of Childhood Disabilities Conference ‘BETTER TOGETHER’ (AusACPDM / IAACD 2022) will take place from the 1st to the 5th March 2022 at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre.

It will be a hybrid conference so you can attend in person or virtually.

Call for Focused Symposia and Current Debates/Controversies

The Scientific Committee invites you to submit abstracts now for Focused Symposia and Current Debates/Controversies. Future calls will be made for scientific free papers, posters, instructional courses, breakfasts, PhD platforms and other presentation types. We engage multi-centre, multi-country submissions from both high and low resource settings. This will be a hybrid conference and presenters can plan to attend in person or virtually. We welcome in-person, virtual and hybrid presentations. This does not need to be specified at the time of your submission.

The deadline for submission is: 23:59 (AEST) 31st October 2020

Submissions are welcomed over a wide range of conditions and themes;

Conditions

  • Acquired brain injury
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Cerebral visual impairment
  • Chromosomal disorders
  • Neonatal Brachial Plexus palsy
  • Neuromuscular disorders
  • Spinal Bifida
  • Spinal cord injury and disease
  • Other

Themes

  • Adults and transitional care
  • Aetiology, epidemiology and causal mechanisms
  • Care in lower resource settings
  • Clinical Practice Guidelines, Care Pathways
  • Cognitive rehabilitation
  • Communication and assistive devices
  • Consumer engagement, social policy and service delivery
  • Disability management during a pandemic / disaster
  • Early detection, neonatal care and early interventions
  • Family/caregiver health and wellbeing
  • Genomics
  • Indigenous and First Nations people and disability
  • Intensive motor interventions
  • Knowledge translation and implementation
  • Living and planning for pandemics and disasters
  • Mental health and wellbeing
  • Movement disorders and Hypertonia/hypotonia management
  • Neuroscience and neuroimaging
  • New technologies, innovations and robotics
  • Nutrition, diet, feeding and oropharyngeal dysphagia
  • Orthopaedics, muscle and bone health
  • Pain
  • Participation
  • Physical activity, fitness and sports/leisure
  • Physical rehabilitation/ habilitation
  • Preclinical studies, neuroprotection, prevention & neural repair
  • Sleep
  • Telehealth
  • Vision
  • Other

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Date: 1 March - 5 March

Location: Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Victoria

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