Aicardi’s Diseases of the Nervous System in Childhood, 4th edition

Now available!

Aicardi’s Diseases of the Nervous System in Childhood, 4th edition

Edited by Alexis Arzimanoglou with Anne O’Hare, Michael Johnston and Robert Ouvrier

The fourth edition of this unique text provides comprehensive information on paediatric neurological disorders in a clinical, user-friendly context.

Cognition and Behaviour in Childhood Epilepsy

Now available

Cognition and Behaviour in Childhood Epilepsy

Lieven Lagae

The most up-to-date text to provide a comprehensive examination of cognition and behaviour in children with epilepsy.

Rett Syndrome

Now available

Rett Syndrome

Edited by Walter E Kaufmann, Alan Percy, Angus Clarke Helen Leonard and SakkuBai Naidu

Presents a comprehensive overview of Rett Syndrome, aimed at both clinicians and researchers.

Complex Cerebral Palsy: Care and Management

Coming Soon!

Complex Cerebral Palsy: Care and Management

Edited by Laurie Glader and Richard Stevenson

This is the only book in the field to focus exclusively on children and adolescents with more complex presentations of cerebral palsy.

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Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology

Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology

August 2018: Volume 60, Issue 8

The latest Impact Factor data has just been announced for 2017. Our 2-Year Impact Factor has increased to 3.289 and our 5-Year Impact Factor is up to 4.033.

Check out the September issue now.

Editor's Choice for September: International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health Core Sets for cerebral palsy, autism spectrum disorder, and attention‐deficit–hyperactivity disorder by Verónica Schiariti et al.

Featured Podcast: Bernard Dan and Bruno Bonaz discuss Bernard's recent editorial 'Vagal nerve stimulation beyond epilepsy'.

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Letters to the Editor: The latest Letter to the Editor comes from Noelle Moreau, who, having read the recent systematic review by Booth et al., argues between-group effect sizes and forest plots should be reported in future systematic reviews and meta-analyses.

Read Booth et al.'s reply to the letter here.

Open Access: Compliant with most Open Access funding requirements, all articles in DMCN become free to read twelve months after publication. August 2017 is the latest issue to become freely available.

Virtual Issues: Jan Willem Gorter from McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada introduces our latest VI on Transition to Adulthood.

60 years of DMCN: DMCN turns 60 this year! To celebrate we will pick one key paper per year and make it free to read. Have a look at the papers we have selected so far here.


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Forthcoming Events:

See us at the following meetings:


The 72nd Annual Meeting of the AACPDM takes place 9-13 October 2018 in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA. Its theme is transformative journeys.



The International Child Neurology Congress 2018 on 15-18 November 2018 at the Hotel Grand Hyatt in Kalina, Mumbai, India.



The 13th European Paediatric Neurology Society Meeting will take place 17-21 September 2019 in Athens, Greece.

Featured Author:

Dr Hilary Cass - Rett Syndrome

Dr Hilary Cass - Rett Syndrome

Dr Hilary Cass reviews the recent Mac Keith Press publication: Rett Syndrome