The Council on Children with Disabilities is comprised of general pediatricians, neurodevelopmental pediatricians, developmental and behavioral pediatricians, geneticists, neurologists, orthopedic surgeons, physical medical and rehabilitation pediatricians, and others who care for or have an interest in children and youth with disabilities and special health care needs.


Get to Know Us


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Message from the Chair
A welcome message from Garey Noritz, MD, FAAP, FACP.
Meet our Leadership
See our current roster.
Contact Us
Find out how you can get in touch with us.


Benefits & Criteria


Membership Criteria
Autism Subcommittee
Learn more about the COCWD Autism Subcommittee.
Policy Statements and Reports
Publications authored by COCWD.

Initiatives and Events

The Council offers awards for notable contributions to the field of children with disabilities.

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Invest in your future, and the future of all children. Gain immediate access to all our latest news, guidance and education – plus, develop connections with peers who share your passion for helping children. Become an engaged member of our Council today.

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