The Paediatric Neurology service provide management of  acute and chronic Neurological and developmental disorders in children.

  •  Primarily the service is provided by – Paediatric Neurologist,
  •  In developmental disorder coordinated service by paediatric neurologist  along with – Developmental Therapist is given to improve the quality of  life of children.

The services under Child Neurology include:

Neurological disorders:

  • Epilepsy in Children
  • Neonatal convulsion
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Stroke in children
  • Disease of peripheral nerve
  • Congenital infection(TORCH)
  • Neuromascular disorder
  • Neurometabolic disorder
  • Neurodegenerative disorder
  • Neurocutaneous disorder·
  • CNS infection
  • Congenital defect in brain and spinal cord
  • Headache in children
  • Movement disorders in children
  • Down’s syndrome and other Genetic disorder

Development disorders:

  • Autism spectrum disorder
  • Attention deficiet hyperactive disorder(ADHD)
  • Global developmental delay
  • Speech delay
  • Cognitive delay
  • Behavior problem
  • Learning difficulty

Specialized service and procedure:

  • EEG in Children.

Services provided by Different types Therapy:

  • Neurodevelopmental assessment and Developmental therapyclinic
  • Autism intervention clinic
  • Speech and language therapy clinic
  • Feeding and seating practice clinic
  • Low vision clinic
  • Occupational therapy
  • Cognitive and behavior therapy.

Neurodevelopmental assessment and therapy and follow-up of high-risk newborn, done to prevent future disability includes:

  • Preterm baby,
  • Baby with Low birth weight,
  • Baby with history of Birth asphyxia
  • Baby with neonatal convulsion
  • Baby with newborn infection(sepsis)
  • Baby with congenital anomalies,
  • Baby with history of previous neonatal loss etc.

Related Consultants

Dr. Nazmul Hossain

MBBS, MD (Paediatrics)
Fellowship Training in Paediatric & Neonatal Cardiology
Associate Prof and Head of paediatric cardiology
Institute of Child and Mother Health (ICMH), Matuail, Dhaka

Dr. Tania Islam

DCH, FCPS (Paediatric)
Assistant Professor
Department of Paediatrics Pulmonology,
Institute of Child and Mother Health (ICMH), Matuail, Dhaka