State-of-the-Science and Treatment Decisions in Cerebral Palsy Workshop 2014

November 13-14, 2014

Sponsor/Co-Sponsor(s)

Led by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), NIH. Additional support from the National Center for Medical Rehabilitation Research, NICHD; American Academy for Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine, and Cerebral Palsy International Research Foundation

Location

Neuroscience Center, 6001 Executive Boulevard, Conference Rooms D and E, Rockville, Maryland

Purpose

Tremendous variation exists in the types of interventions prescribed for Cerebral Palsy (CP), the timing and sequencing of interventions, and their intensity or frequency across practitioners, settings, and geographical areas.

This meeting of experts in CP research and science, members of families affected by CP, research organizations, professional societies, and federal agencies will examine goals of research and current gaps, as well as ways to address those gaps.

Contact

Dr. Ralph Nitkin, NCMRR, NICHD
Phone: (301) 402-4206
Email: nitkinr@mail.nih.gov