Reach out to a developmental paediatrician when you notice any of this in your child:-
Inability to make eye contact and no interest in new or shiny toys
No response when their name is called
Delay in speech, motor skills and thinking capacity
Understanding regular behaviours ( toilet training, sleeping difficulties, feeding problem etc)
Learning problems ( relating to letters and words)
Hyperactive and impulsive behaviour
Throwing tantrums all the time
Why choose a developmental - behavioural paediatrician?
Developmental-behavioural paediatricians are medical doctors who are trained and experienced in diagnosing and treating the medical and psychosocial aspects of children's and adolescents' developmental and behavioural problems. Developmental-behavioural paediatricians usually have additional subspecialty training after their MBBS and MD in managing the developmental and behavioural aspects of children and adolescents.