The Department of Developmental Medicine is committed to the
care of children with disabilities, aims to conduct and promote
educational programs and research activity in the area of childhood
disability, and strives to promote policies and principles that
will best meet the needs of children and empower their
Many patients of the department are cared for in Sugar Glider - Medical Care.
The Department promotes the highest standards of care for
children with disabilities and their families in the Hospital and
in the community. It provides care for children with:
Services provided by the Department of Developmental Medicine
include management, consultation, liaison/outreach, advocacy,
education and research. An overview of services can be found in
Brochure (PDF file).
Solve! At the RCH support research into
the causes and treatment of childhood disability.
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Telephone +61 3 9345 5522
50 Flemington Road Parkville
Victoria 3052 Australia