Welcome to the new EACD website!
The European Academy of Childhood Disability (EACD) is founded in 1989, and is an international not-for-profit association for anyone with a clinical and/or scientific interest in childhood-onset disabilities in Europe. The mission of the EACD is to promote research and education for the benefit of people with childhood-onset disabilities throughout Europe and beyond.
EACD Aims: In furtherance of our mission, the EACD shall engage in the following aims and activities:
Commitment to the mission of the EACD can be done as individual by becoming a member, as has been done already by many individuals from across Europe, working in areas including but not limited to (neuro)pediatrics, physiotherapy, occupational therapy, physical medicine and rehabilitation, speech and language therapy, orthopedic surgery, psychiatry, nursing, social-work, and special education.
By organizing an annual scientific meeting the EACD provides a networking platform to share your knowledge. Moreover, EACD members will be provided with access to high-quality research in all aspects of childhood disability, network opportunities in Europe and elsewhere, and a comprehensive overview of childhood disability related events organized in Europe and elsewhere.
EACD's values are: Collaboration, Knowledge, Inclusion and Integrity
Next Annual Meeting:
18-21 May 2022
Upcoming EACD Online Event:
Find here the latest EACD Educational content, including keynote lectures by the leaders in the field, our EACD Annual Meeting archives, and much more!
Join the EACD now and support our mission to promote research and education for the benefit of people with childhood-onset disabilities!
EACD is a proud founding member of the IAACD
WHY JOIN THE EACD?
EACD is an international not-for-profit association for anyone with a clinical and/or scientific interest in the area of childhood disability in Europe and beyond. EACD's mission is to improve the lives of individuals with a disability throughout Europe by the promotion of education and research into Childhood Disability.