Developmental and Neurological problems:
Paediatric Neurology Clinic: (021) 938 4539 for appointments
A comprehensive tertiary Paediatric neurology service is offered at Tygerberg
Children’s Hospital. Patients with neurological problems are seen daily at
specialized neurology clinics by 2 Paediatric Neurologists and a Developmental
Children with any of the following problems should be referred:
- Developmental delay, including cerebral palsy and speech disorders.
- Neuro-regression (loss of previously obtained milestones)
- Behaviour disorders and ADHD (the latter only after evaluation by an educational psychologist)
- Neuro-muscular disorders etc
Children who need specialized tests are admitted to our 10 bed neurology ward
for further evaluation.
High Risk neurodevelopmental follow up for infants born prematurely: 938 4539
Red Cross Children’s Hospital:
Behaviour disorders clinic (021) 658 5434
Cerebral Palsy Clinic (021) 658 5033
The clinic provides physiotherapy, occupational therapy, speech and feeding
therapy, social intervention and educational placement.
Developmental Assessment Clinic (021) 658 5535
For children with developmental delay or at risk for developmental problems,
intellectual disability, behaviour disorders, pre-school or non-school attending
children with learning problems
Epilepsy Clinic (021) 658 5434
Known Epilepsy patients of the Neurology Service
High Risk Clinic: (021) 658 5033
For infants with high risk of developing developmental problems.
Muscle Disorders Clinic (021) 658 5434
Any child who has muscle weakness or is suspected of having a muscle disorder.
Prior telephone consultation is often useful. Referral through medical services
Neurocutaneous clinic: (021) 658 5434
Telephonic consultations are required before booking
Mostly neurofibromatosis but also other neurocutaneous conditions
Neurology Clinic (021) 658 5434(appointments and telephonic consultations)
Children with Complex neurological problems; infants and children with any
disorder involving the central and/or peripheral nervous system
Neurometabolic clinic (021) 658 5434
Complex patients with suspected neurometabolic condition, these children have
often had extensive investigations already and are referred by specialists.
Spinal Defects Clinic (021) 658 5400
A Multidisciplinary clinic for children with neural tube defects (i.e. spina
Children with neurodevelopmental problems are seen at the Paediatrics Specialist
For an appointment: (044) 802 4424
Paediatric Epilepsy Clinic and Neurodevelopmental Clinic (021) 872 1711 ext 2361
Supported by Developmental Paediatrician fromTygerberg Hospital
Eben Döngers Hospital
Paediatric Specialist Clinic (023) 348 1172
Supported by Neurologist from Tygerberg Hospital