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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 and weight management issues.
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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Do you have your tickets for this year's Reddihough Symposium - a virtual event on Wednesday 1st June 2022. Places are filling fast.
Our Stomal Therapy team have developed an online learning module on how to perform clean intermittent catherisation. This learning package is designed for parents, carers and integration aides of babies /children who require clean intermittent catheterisation (CIC).
Congratulations to Professor David Amor was recently named as among the top 1% of scholars writing about intellectual disability over the past 10 years.
Registrations are open for the 5th Asia Pacific Prader-Willi Syndrome Conference - book your virtual seat now.
ICYMI The 2021 Reddihough Symposium presentations can all be viewed here.
Have you ever wondered how detectives are trained to interview people with complex communication issues? We asked Malachy to tell us about his part in this important process.
Are you the parent or carer of a child or young person with a life-limiting condition? Would you like to be part of this important study?