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The Neurodevelopment and Disability team at the Royal Children’s Hospital in Melbourne are specialists with a range of expertise who promote the highest standards of care for children with developmental disabilities and their families.
We provide care for children with: developmental concerns; cerebral palsy; intellectual disability; autism spectrum disorder; spina bifida and other developmental and long-term disabilities.
Services provided include: assessment, management, consultation, liaison / outreach, early intervention services (Early Childhood Intervention Services ) advocacy, education and research. We work closely with metropolitan and regional professionals and organisations, utilising a shared care model, to provide best care closest to home.
Our key partners for research and education are
Murdoch Children's Research Institute,
The University of Melbourne and
Centre for Research Excellence: Cerebral Palsy - Achieve.
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The Parent Wellbeing Service has been running since 2018 within the Department of Neurodevelopment and Disability. Find out more about this service here.
This is our second installment of conversations with expert clinicians around topical issues. In this short podcast Dr Georgina Cox discusses the importance of parent well-being.
In case you missed it, we recorded all the presentations from this year's symposium. You can view them all here.
The 3 Minute Thesis (3MT) is an international competition which challenges PhD candidates to present their research in a clear and engaging manner in under 3 minutes. This year, one of our staff achieved great success in this competition.
This is the first in a series of short webinars about the use of medication in children with neurodisability. This webinar is presented by developmental paediatrician Dr Catherine Marraffa and discusses the medications used for children and young people with ADHD.
Welcome to Part 3 of our series of brief webinars developed by the Neurodevelopment and Disability parent wellbeing team that will take you through a strategy called FACE COVID, a set of practical steps for responding effectively to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Welcome to Professor Christine Imms as our new Apex Chair in Neurodevelopment and Disability.