RERC on Technologies for Children with Pediatric Disabilities Promotes Research at the American Academy for Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine Annual Meeting

The Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center on Technologies for Children with Pediatric Disabilities (Tech4POD) is a NIDRR-funded RERC that focuses on advanced engineering research and the development of innovative technologies addressing children with orthopedic disabilities.  Tech4POD’s four research activities and development projects focus on developing new tools, better technologies, and improved treatment strategies for children with cerebral palsy, clubfoot, spina bifida, spinal cord injuries, osteogenesis imperfecta, and other orthopaedic and musculoskeletal conditions.  In conjunction with the American Academy for Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine (AACPDM) annual meeting held October 16th through 18th, 2013 at the Milwaukee at the Wisconsin Center located near Marquette University (home of the Tech4POD RERC); the project conducted six activities related to the RERC’s progress, productivity, and contribution to the field of pediatric rehabilitation including:

For more information on Tech4POD please visit www.tech4pod.org or contact them by email at info@tech4pod.org or by phone at 855/499 – 8583.  You can also learn more information about and locate documents associated with this and other NIDRR projects at www.naric.com; specifically for Tech4POD at tinyurl.com/mpd7k9k.

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