Spina Bifida Family Conference
Saturday, September 20, 2014
9:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
New Brighton Community Center
This conference is intended for families, caregivers, educators and health care providers who support the needs of children and adolescents who have spina bifida. Professionals, such as early intervention specialists, school professionals, therapists, nurses, and others who care for children and adolescents who have spina bifida will benefit from knowledge gained at this conference.
For more information about this course and on how to register, click here.
Kickoff is Wednesday, October 1, 2014
World Cerebral Palsy Day
World CP Day is a global innovation project to change the world for people living with cerebral palsy and their families. It is designed to gather ideas from people around the world and make the best of those ideas a reality. Don’t forget to wear green for CP on October 1 to celebrate the kickoff!
Change My World in 1 Minute
July 22 to October 31, 2014
Post an Idea: You’re invited to submit an idea on the World CP Day website for something that, if developed or invented, would change the world for people who have cerebral palsy.
Vote on Ideas: During October, everyone is invited to vote for the ideas that they like the best. A People’s Choice Prize of $500 is awarded to the person whose idea receives the most votes.
November 2014 to January 2015
Shortlist: In November and December, all the ideas are reviewed by an international panel, including people with cerebral palsy and their families. Three ideas are shortlisted.
January 19 to June 19, 2015
Invent It: From January to June, inventors, researchers and creators are invited to create a design or prototype for one of the 3 shortlisted ideas. They compete for a prize pool of $30,000.
July 20, 2015
Winners: The winners are announced in July and the World CP Day website opens for the next campaign.