Studies on Developmental Delays and Disorders

 
 

Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD):

ADHD is characterized by inattention, hyperactivity, and impulsivity. Learn about risk factors, symptoms, and prevalence of ADHD . We provide a summary of current research on ADHD in Ghana and sub-Sharan Africa

 

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD):

Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is characterized by delayed social skills, repetitive behavior, and difficulties with speech and nonverbal communication. Learn about risk factors, symptoms, and prevalence of ASD. We review research studies on ASD to inform research and practice in Ghana. Click below to learn more.

 

Cerebral Palsy (CP):

Cerebral palsy is caused by abnormal brain development. Learn about risk factors, symptoms, and prevalence of CP.

 

Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

  • Home Page
  • Test your knowledge on ADHD
  • For Caregivers:
    • How is ADHD affecting your child’s school performance?
    • Ghana
    • Nigeria
  • For Health Professionals:
    • What is the state of ADHD in Africa?

Autism Spectrum Disorder

  • Homepage
  • Test your knowledge on ASD
  • Screening for ASD
    • Caregivers
    • Creating a smooth transition for child with ASD
    • Why parents sought medical attention for child with ASD
  • Medical Professionals
    • Why is there an increased severity of ASD in African children
  • Researchers
    • What is the state of ASD in Africa?
    • Research of ASD in Nigeria

Cerebral Palsy

  • Homepage
  • Test your knowledge on Cerebral Palsy
    • Caregivers
    • Parenting a child with CP
    • Training model for caregivers of children with CP
  • Medical Professionals
    1. Malnutrition in children with CP
    2. High mortality rate in study conducted on children with CP in Ghana
  • Researchers
    1. What is next for CP in Africa?
    2. Societal attitudes on CP

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