Jean-Pierre Maes MCSP at ICACN, Mumbai, India May 2015

Jean-Pierre Maes MCSP at ICACN, Mumbai, India May 2015

At the beginning of May, Jean-Pierre was a Guest Speaker and Course Leader at ICACN – ‘International Conference of Autism, Cerebral Palsy & Neurodevelopmental Disorders’ in Mumbai, India

1- 3 May 2015

On Friday 1 May,   53 professionals attended the 1-Day Course:

“Introduction to MAES Therapy Framework – as a basis for clinical reasoning for the treatment of Cerebral Palsy and similar neurodevelopmental conditions”

Attendance at the Workshop was only for qualified  Physiotherapists and medical doctors ( paediatricians, neurologists). The response was very positive, with requests for a full course to be organised.


On Saturday 2 May, during the Plenary Sessions in the morning, Jean-Pierre gave a Talk:

 “A Better Understanding of Children with Cerebral Palsy and similar neurological conditions and implications for Treatment”

This was appropriate for parents as well as therapists and was very well received.


On Saturday 2 May, 75 therapists and doctors attended the 3-Hour Workshop:

“MAES Therapy as a basis for the treatment of children with Dyskinetic Cerebral Palsy”

Very positive feedback has been received.

ICACN : The International Conference of Autism, Cerebral Palsy and Neurodevelopmental Disorders’, was India’s first conference bringing together professionals from all over the world, along with parents and caregivers associated with autism and neurodevelopmental disorders.

Venue:   Renaissance Convention Center, in Mumbai, India

Many thanks to the Conference Organisers and in particular to our local liaison coordinator: Khushboo Bhagwanani, Physiotherapist, who was friendly and very efficient.