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Developmental-Behavioural specialist clinics

  • All clinics are held at the Developmental-Behavioural specialist clinics of the Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne. Clinics are held weekly unless noted otherwise.

    Clinic name

    Time

    Description

    Learning difficulties  Thursday am   An assessment clinic for primary school aged children with learning difficulties, with paediatric evaluation and special education consultation. For more information, visit the Learning Difficulties Clinic webpage.
    Behaviour Wednesday am Assessment and management of children with ADHD, aggressive behaviour and other significant behavioural and emotional problems. For more information, visit the Behaviour Clinic webpage.
    Communication Tuesday am Paediatric and speech pathology assessment of children with severe language delay, and associated developmental problems. For more information, visit the Communication Clinic webpage.
    Encopresis / Enuresis Friday am Assessment and management of children with soiling and wetting, and other general paediatric problems, including toilet training. For more information, visit the Encopresis / Enuresis Clinic webpage.
    Development/Behaviour Monday am, pm
    Tuesday am, pm

    Assessment and management of preschool and primary school children with learning difficulties, behaviour problems and developmental delay including language, motor skills and toileting. For more information, visit the Development and Behaviour Clinic webpage.

    Sleep Friday pm Assessment and management of all types of sleep problems in children from infancy to adolescence. For more information, visit the Sleep Clinic webpage.
    Unsettled babies Thursday pm Assessment and management of young babies with crying, irritability, and settling and feeding difficulties. For more information, visit the Unsettled Babies Clinic webpage.

    Specialist paediatricians

    Director of Clinical Services:

    Associate Professor Gehan Roberts

    Consulting paediatricians:

    • Professor Frank Oberklaid
    • Associate Professor Gehan Roberts
    • Associate Professor Jill Sewell
    • Professor Harriet Hiscock
    • Professor Sharon Goldfeld
    • Dr Anita Murphy
    • Dr Carl Orkin
    • Dr Daryl Efron
    • Dr Karen McLean
    • Dr Kate Simpson
    • Dr Rick Jarman
    • Dr Sue Kermond 
    • Dr Valerie Sung

    Medical students, paediatric and other trainees, international visitors and research programs may be involved with the clinics.

 

Murdoch Childrens Research Institute

The Centre for Community Child Health is a department of The Royal Children’s Hospital and a research group of Murdoch Childrens Research Institute.