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Yes I Can - Paralympics Rio 2016 - We're The Superhumans!Yes I Can - Paralympics Rio 2016 - We're The Superhumans!

Watch this incredible advert for the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.

5 October 2016 is World Cerebral Palsy Day!5 October 2016 is World Cerebral Palsy Day!

The Cerebal Palsy: The Six 'F-Words for CP poster is a collaboration between World CP Day and CanChild. First discussed by Dr Peter Rosenbaum and Dr Jan Willem Gorter in 2012, the ‘F-words’ focus on the six key areas of child development.

Challenge the BoundariesChallenge the Boundaries

Stockholm 1-4 June 2016 Researchers from The Centre for Disability and Developmental Research (CeDDR), including co-directors Professor Christine Imms and Professor Peter Wilson, recently participated in the International Conference on Cerebral Palsy and other Childhood-Onset Disabilities, hosted in Stockholm, Sweden.

Centre for Research Excellence (CRE) Training Lab podcastCentre for Research Excellence (CRE) Training Lab podcast

The Centre for Research Excellence (CRE) Training Lab is a training collaboration between the Centres of Research Excellence at Murdoch Childrens Research Institute. The CRE is providing a year-long episodic podcast of information to support professional development in research. Each episode features an expert in the field and presents tools and information on new topics aimed to help early to mid-career researchers, PhD and masters students.

Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology PodcastDevelopmental Medicine and Child Neurology Podcast

The Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology (DMCN) podcast series aims to provide interested readers with a short video recording by study author(s). During the podcasts the author(s) describe the key points of their recently published manuscript and in particular what the study findings add to existing knowledge.

First Edition of CeDDR Seminar Series 2016First Edition of CeDDR Seminar Series 2016

The Centre for Disability and Development Research (CeDDR) hosted the first edition of its seminar series for 2016 at the St Patrick’s campus (Melbourne) of the Australian Catholic University (ACU). CeDDR seminars provide an opportunity for collaborating researchers to showcase their current work and to invite evaluation and feedback on aspects of their projects. Throughout the year, the seminars hope to build on existing knowledge and experiences on disability and development research across multiple health disciplines.

The official launch event for CeDDRThe official launch event for CeDDR

The Australian Catholic University (ACU) has proudly launched its newest Faculty of Health Science research centre: The Centre for Disability and Development Research (CeDDR) at an official event held at the St Patrick’s (Melbourne) campus on 4 March 2016.

Virtual-reality based rehab system wins Premier's Design Award in Digital DesignVirtual-reality based rehab system wins Premier's Design Award in Digital Design

Elements is a virtual-reality based rehabilitation system for upper-limb function in people with a brain injury.