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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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Registrations have opened for our 3rd Annual Reddihough Symposium on Wednesday 29th July 2020. We have had to change it up this year. Our gift to you during this pandemic is a free, virtual event. We hope you can join us! View the full program here.
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.
When parents, carers, doctors, nurses, allied health professionals or education staff contact our department for assistance, their first point of contact is our fabulous administration professional, Caroline.
Welcome to Part 2 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.