Neurodevelopment clinic is a clinic where children with development problem can be assessed and managed. Any child with any kind of developmental issue including development delay, social communication concerns, ect… can be referred to this clinic.
Neurodevelopmental disorders: is a group of conditions that appears in early childhood and affects child’s development from different prospects such as speech and language, fine motor, physical ability, social communication, concertation issues and problems with learning ability.
Common condition qualified to be assessed in Neurodevelopment clinic:
- Autism spectrum disorder
- Graduated preterm babies and those with neurological complications at neonatal period for development assessment and regular monitor from development point of view
- Speech delay
- Children with physical delay
- Behavioral concern for children less than 5 years of age
- Sleeping disorder for children with special needs
- Learning problems at school
What happens in the initial visit with Consultant?
The first visit is a consultation visit. It is one-hour visit during which discussing detailed medical history with parents and physical and neurological examination (noninvasive) conducted.
Following this visit, second visit will be arranged for detailed development assessment and this will take between an hour to an hour and a half. Investigations such as Genetic, brain MRI, blood test, EEG may be requested.
Based on the result of above assessment , further assessment for possible specific disorder such as autism, ADHD or any of other Neurodevelopment conditions may needed other wise management will be planned.
Management: may include medication, specific therapy input such as physiotherapy, speech therapy, occupational therapy, and behavioral therapy. Referrals will be made for the specific therapy recquired.
If you feel that your child would benefit from consultation with our Neurodevelopment clinic. Please contact us at
Paediatrics, Developmental Paediatrics