This article is part of the network’s archive of useful research information. This article is closed to new comments due to inactivity.  We welcome new content which can be done by submitting an article for review or take part in discussions in an open topic or submit a blog post to take your discussions online.


London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine has a new online course launching in July.

Register for the course here:

We are pleased to announce this free online course from the International Centre for Evidence in Disability at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine!

Integrated Healthcare for Children with Developmental Disabilities

Over this 3 week course, we will explore how to deliver appropriate, high-quality healthcare for children with development disabilities.

By the end of the course you will able to:

•   Describe developmental disability and the impact of impairment on children and their families

•   Explain how early intervention can improve long-term outcomes for children with developmental disabilities

•   Identify the specialist and general healthcare needs of children with developmental disabilities

•   Investigate the barriers and solutions to improve a child’s access to healthcare services

•   Explore the importance of working in equal partnership with children and their families

•   Reflect on the broader needs and fundamental rights of children with developmental disabilities

•   Discuss how to collaborate with other service providers

Join the conversation on social media: Use the hashtag #FLhealthchilddisability to join social media conversations from across the globe.

Register for the course here: