EACD COVID-19 Surveys Report


In order to gain insight into the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on individuals with childhood-onset disabilities, their families and service providers/professionals across Europe, EACD performed an online survey among 1663 professionals working in the area of childhood-onset disability, and an online survey among 1790 families with one or more individual(s) with a childhood-onset disability in April–May 2020.

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Clinical practice recommendations on DCD


International clinical practice recommendations on Developmental Coordination Disorder (DCD) has been published as open access in March 2019 issue of the Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology.

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Austerity and families with disabled children: A European survey


The EACD has conducted a Europewide survey to assess the impact of austerity on inclusion and access to services for children, young people, their families and professionals/services.

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Care Pathways by AACPDM

Care Pathways

Care Pathways by the American Academy of Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine is a practical summary, including an algorithm, of evidence informed guidelines or the best evidence, for an aspect of care/services for individuals with childhood-onset disabilities to inform clinical practice.

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Fact Sheets by AACPDM

Fact Sheets

These fact sheets were created by Committee's of the American Academy for Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine (AACPDM). The Academy encourages you to read and share them with anyone who you feel would benefit from this information.

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The IAACD Knowledge Hub


The Knowledge Hub of the International Alliance of Academies of Childhood Disability
(IAACD) has been created to be the ‘go to’ place for good quality peer reviewed information on childhood disabilities.

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F-Words in Childhood Disability


Function, Family, Fitness, Fun, Friends and Future – find out why these “F-words: are so important to child development:…

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The European Academy of Childhood Disability (EACD) is an international not-for-profit association founded in 1989, and is an association for anyone with a clinical and/or scientific interest in childhood-onset disabilities in Europe. 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. 



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