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Early intervention programmes for children with developmental disabilities

In this step, Nathaniel Scherer discusses the importance of early intervention for children with developmental disabilities.

Once diagnosed, it is important that children with developmental disabilities receive appropriate, effective early intervention, so they can be supported to maximise their development.

In this step, Nathaniel Scherer (LSHTM) discusses the importance of early intervention, key components for successful delivery and the challenges to achieving this.


As ever, we’d love to hear from you on your experience of early intervention.

  • Have you been involved in an early intervention programme for children with developmental disabilities? What was your experience?
  • Did you observe improvements in a child’s development?
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