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EACD 2023 Awards Celebration Event – online!

Wednesday, the 21.02.2024 at 10:30 h



As part of EACD’s mission and strategy to celebrate excellence in research for the benefit of people with childhood-onset disabilities, we are planning the EACD 2023 Award Celebration Event on Wednesday February 21st, 10:30-13:30h CET. During this online event we will give the platform to the EACD 2023 award winners to give a 15-min presentation (followed by a 5-min Q&A) to the EACD community about their work that was awarded.
This event is free for EACD members!
Non-members can attend for a fee of 10 euros.

Follow the link here to register: European Academy of Childhood Disability – EACD 2023 Awards Celebration Event

EACD 2023 Award Winners:
Prof. Nora Shields – La Trobe University, Australia
Effect of a community-based intervention (FitSkills) for young people with disability on physical activity participation: a stepped wedge cluster randomised trial
Jacqueline Ding – CP-Achieve, Australia
Exploring young adulthood: Experiences and perceptions of participation for adolescents and young adults with cerebral palsy
Mari Naaris – KU Leuven, Belgium
Effectiveness of a four-week powered wheelchair training intervention in children and young people with severe cerebral palsy
Liza van Dijk – Amsterdam UMC, The Netherlands
Pre-operative gait pattern seems to influence the effect of selective dorsal rhizotomy on gait in children with spastic diplegia
Alexandra Palmcrantz – Karolinska Institutet, Sweden
Muscle strength, muscle volume and functional mobility in children with spastic cerebral palsy
Dr. Fabrizia Festante – University of Pisa, Italy
Motherese phonation style during interactions with pre-linguistic infants at high risk of Cerebral Palsy
Maria Garcia Galant – Universitat de Barcelona, Spain
Children with Cerebral Palsy Improve Affect Recognition After Completing a Home-Based Computerized Cognitive Intervention
Dr. Monika Novak-Pavlic – CanChild, McMaster University, Canada
A systematic review of interventions promoting physical, psychological and socioeconomic well-being of parents of children with neurodevelopmental disabilities