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Keynote speakers

23rd June 2011

Doctor Oskar Jenni
Child Development Center, University Children’s Hospital Zurich.

Neuromotor Development from Early Childhood through Late Adolescence: Findings from the Zurich Longitudinal Studies

 

Doctor Rainer Blank
Neuropediatrican, psychiatrist of child and adolescent, Associate Professor, University of Heidelberg

Revision of the diagnosis for DCD criteria of the DSM-IV

 

24th June 2011

Professor Patrick Berquin
Pediatric Neurology, University Hospital Amiens (France)

His presentation will be on FMRI with children and more specifically with children who present DCD.

 

Professor Karl M. Newell
Head of Marie Underhill Noll Chair, Department of Kinesiology The Pennsylvania State University, United State.

Development of coordination during childhood

 
Dr. Christopher Newman, MD
Pediatric physiatrist, University Hospital of Lausanne

External Feedback : a Power Tool for Enhancing the Learning of Motor Skills ?

 25th June 2011

 
Professor John Cairney
McMaster Family Medicine Professor of Child Health Research
McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada

Developmental Coordination Disorder, activity and physical health in children; current findings, future directions

 

Doctor Rainer Blank
Neuropediatrican, psychiatrist of child and adolescent, Associate Professor, University of Heidelberg, (Germany)

Interdisciplinary guideline in DCD in Germany

 

Professor Bouwien Smits-Engelsman
Motor Control Laboratory, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (Belgium)

What can we learn about the brain-behaviour relations from studies in groups of children with brain damage?

 
Professor Peter Wilson
Discipline of Psychology, College of Science, Engineering & Health RMIT University,  Melbourne Victoria (AU)

State of the art  in performance deficits

 

Professor Helene Polatajko
Dalla Lana School of Public Health University of Toronto Department of Occupational Therapy, University of Toronto (CA)

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Professor Cheryl Missiuna
Associate, School of Rehabilitation Science, Director, CanChild, McMaster University (CA)

State of the art in intervention/management