Links to Useful Organisations

There are many organisations worldwide which are useful sources of information about developmental medicine and child neurology. The list below is just a selection. If you would like to see your organisation featured here, please use the contact form to let us know.



Professional Associations

AACPDM – American Academy for Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine

AMEXPCTND – Mexican Academy for Cerebral Palsy and Neurodevelopmental Disorders

ANZCNS – Australia and New Zealand Child Neurology Society

AOCNA – Asian and Ocianic Child Neurology Association

AusACPDM – Australasian Academy of Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine

ALDID – Latin-American Academy of Child Development and Disabilities

AOCN – Association of Child Neurology India

BACD – British Academy for Childhood Disability

BPNA – British Paediatric Neurology Association

BSPN – Belgian Society of Pediatric Neurology

CACN – Canadian Association of Child Neurology

Child Neurology Foundation

Child Neurology Society

Chinese Association of Rehabilitation Medicine

EACD – European Academy of Childhood Disability

East African Academy of Childhood Disability

EPNS – European Paediatric Neurology Society

HKCNDP – Hong Kong Society of Child Neurology & Developmental Paediatrics

ICNA – International Child Neurology Association

IAACD – International Alliance of Academies of Childhood Disability

Indian Academy of Cerebral Palsy

JSCN – Japanese Society of Child Neurology

PandaSA – Paediatric Neurology and Development Association of Southern Africa

Southern African Academy of Childhood Disability

SENP – European Society of Pediatric Neurology


DCD International Classification

Hammersmith Neonatal Neurological Examination (HNNE)


CanChild – a research centre dedicated to generating knowledge & transforming lives of children and youth with developmental conditions and their families

PenCRU – childhood disability research

Patient Associations

Contact – for families with disabled children

Scope – about disability, a UK charity