Neurodevelopmental Disorders: The Journey, the Dreams and their Realization

Authors

  • Sheffali Gulati Child Neurology Division, Department of Pediatrics, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi.

Keywords:

Neurodevelopmental disorders, autism, cerebral palsy, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

Abstract

Neuro Developmental Disorders (NDDs) are associated with signiï¬cant morbidity. This involves early identiï¬cation of the disorder, the correct management of the disorder and associated disabilities. In India, the paucity of trained personnel and lack of knowledge about these disorders has been instrumental in inadequate management and recognition of these NDDs. The Child Neurology Division, Department of Pediatrics at All India Institute of Medical Sciences has made few noteworthy and meaningful contributions in these aspects: devising a DM curriculum for pediatric neurology, developing indigenous tools for diagnosing these NDDs and performing relevant research. These endeavors would go a long way in serving the children with NDDs.

Keywords: Neurodevelopmental disorders, autism, cerebral palsy, attention deï¬cit hyperactivity disorder.

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Published

2017-01-01

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