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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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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?
Does your child have CP? Are you interested in participating in research? CP-Achieve has lots of opportunities and projects that you could get involved in. Click here to find out more about these projects and our upcoming symposium.
We are excited to announce that one of our Clinical Nurse Consultants, Ingrid Sutherland, received an award for her presentation at this symposium.
Does your child have a neurological condition like cerebral palsy? Has your child been admitted to hospital within the last year, or needed lots of antibiotics, due to chest infections? Your child may be eligible to take part in the PARROT trial.
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.