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Integrity of multidisciplinary team members/treatment in Kolkata Developmental Model

International Conference on Pediatrics & Neonatal Healthcare
March 14-15, 2019 | London, UK

Asimayan Nandi

Apollo Gleneagles Hospital, India

Scientific Tracks Abstracts : Curr Pediatr Res

DOI: 10.4066/0971-9032-C1-011


Children with special needs (Developmental delays, Cerebral palsy, Autism spectrum diseases) require timely, comprehensive multidisciplinary evaluation and treatment. The purpose of multidisciplinary evaluation is to find out the nature of child strength, difficulties and purpose of multidisciplinary treatment are to optimize functional ability to lead near normal life in the society.


Asimayan Nandi has done his Masters of Physiotherapy and Bachelors of Physiotherapy degree from Sri Ramachandra medical college and Research Institute, Chennai. He has completed his Basic Neuro Developmental Therapy from South African Neuro Developmental therapy Association, Johannesburg, Republic of South Africa and has been trained as a Neuro Developmental Therapist [NDT] with Dr. Gillian Saloojee, Senior SANDTA tutor. He is a Paediatric Neuro Developmental Therapist working in Child Developmental Centre in Apollo Gleneagles Hospital, Kolkata. He is a trained NDT therapist [BOBATH Method] who is specialized in the subject of Paediatric physiotherapy. Asimayan, while working in CDC, AGH, got interested in normal movements of a normal child from neonatal period to the first year of life and how it differs with an atypical child. So later, he has completed advanced level – II NDT courses on Movement Analysis and Facilitation of Athetosis child from Senior Bobath tutor Jean Pierre Maes (Bobath Centre, London). He has also completed his advanced upper extremity management and treatment training for children from Neuro Developmental Treatment Association, USA conducted by Lezlie Adler OT, Kate Blain OT Advanced course Instructors. He is trained in assessing children with Bayley Scales for Infant and Toddler Development, trained by Betty Hutchon UK Bayley Trainer at Addenbroke’s Treatment Centre, Addenbroke Hospital, Cambridge,UK. He is a Certified Sensory Integration Therapist from University of Southern California/WPS. He is trained and successfully completed Basic and advanced training in Prechtl method of Qualitative assessment of General Movements with neonates/babies. He is trained and certified in DIR floor time techniques for children with sensory issues and Autism Spectrum disorders. 

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