child out of 10 children born is reported to have
some neuro-development need or neurological illness.
Children with neuro-developmental needs require
facilities which would enhance their development;
Developmental Paediatrics and Child Neurology at
PIMS provides care for such children, support their
parents and offer training for professionals.
are called to receive children as a gift from God
and to accompany them by being in partnership with
their parents through creating an environment of
resources - medical, developmental, educational,
social and emotional.
aim to ‘take sides’ of children with neuro-developmental
needs or neurological illness and create awareness
about their special needs. We are committed to work
as a team, and foster personal and professional
development of each other in the team. We desire to
work ‘restfully’ and to seek ‘fullness’ of life for
ourselves and for others, whom we seek to serve.
look forward to offering services for children-
Child Development Center, Early Learning
Centre, and a Hall of Residence for short term stay
for children with neuro developmental needs and a
Day Care for educational advancement of children
with different abilities.
hope to activate a Distance Developmental Monitoring
for children who cannot visit us frequently and a
Developmental Surveillance programme for children
who visit us from Puducherry and nearby places.
shall explore involvement with parents by offering
them respite care, support during their grieving
process, or crisis times.
want to be pro-active in our advocacy for children
with developmental needs by helping them achieve
their full potential, by being in partnership with
schools, educational policy makes etc.
want to be mindful of special needs of, children in
residential schools, children of single parents,
children suffering from terminal illness, children
taken in adoption and parents’ considering adoption.
hope to enlarge our team with professionals from
disciplines of Paediatrics, Psychology occupational,
Physical and Speech therapy, Special Education,
desire to equip professionals in Developmental
Psychology and Developmental Paediatrics by
organizing formal and non-formal training programme.
plan to pursue need based research and use creative
ways to prevent neuro-developmental insults in
children and to work towards overcoming the impact
of insults in children as and when they occur.
are engaging other medical colleges in this region
to promote child development activities.