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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 Childrens Research Institute,
The University of Melbourne and
Centre for Research Excellence-Cerebral Palsy.
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Are you interested in the advances in genetic testing technologies? Listen to our webinar presented by Prof David Amor.
The Royal Children’s Hospital is trialing a new treatment for children with moderate to severe autism. Read on to find out more.
Do you have a child with Down syndrome? Or do you have a child with autism spectrum disorder who also has a diagnosis of global developmental delay or intellectual disability? You may be eligible to participant in this research.
Listen to our webinar recording for parents, clinicians and educators on supporting children on the autism spectrum.
Tuesday 2nd April is World Autism Awareness Day. The Autism Research Team are wearing blue today to raise awareness of autism.
A big shout out to the Waverley Auxiliary for their continued support for Neurodevelopment & Disability.