Developmental paediatrics is a subspecialty that provides expertise in child development. It is concerned with the scientific application of medical knowledge within a bio-psycho-social model; and to the promotion of normal growth processes,
The overall goal of developmental paediatrics is to promote and maintain the developmental and emotional well being of all children and their families, especially those who are most vulnerable.
Dr.Clare Mitchell, Associate Professor Division Head, Developmental Paediatrics Dr.Jennifer McLean, Associate Professor Dr.Pam Frid, Associate Professor, Medical Director, Thames Valley Children's Centre, Developmental Paediatrics Dr.Jacqueline Ogilvie Dr.Jay Rosenfield Dr.Michelle Ponti Dr.Kathy Speechley Dr.Robin Walker, Professor Dr.Mervin Fox, in Memorian
Consultation work is done in collaboration with general paediatricians and family physicians. Pre-consultation requires the accumulation of a lifetime of health, psychosocial and education records.
- Consultations require a minimum of 2 hours per patient
- 15% of all children have a chronic disorder, which affects their development