Neurodevelopmental & Neurological Disorders



Neurodevelopmental Disorders

Refer to disabilities, difficulties or conditions that occur due to brain malfunction(s) in young children. Some common Neurodevelopmental and Neurological Disorders include Cerebral Palsy (CP), Autism Spectrum Disorder, attention disorders (ADD or ADHD), Asperger’s Disease, Developmental Co-ordination Disorder (DCD) and Epilepsy.


Neurological Disorders

These disorders often influence physical function and gross motor skills in young children due to musculoskeletal hinderances, physical and environmental challenges or even fear and lack of participation in physically challenging tasks or activities.


A physiotherapist is equipped to assess and manage the physical challenges faced by a child, and the caregivers of a child, with a neurodevelopmental or neurological disorder.

A physiotherapist is equipped to aid and manage the physical challenges faced by a child, and the caregivers of a child, with a neurodevelopmental or neurological disorder.