Mental health

Interventions for management of children with intellectual disabilities

[2012]

Recommendation(s)

Non-specialized health care providers should consider further assessment of children suspected of intellectual and other developmental delays by brief, locally-validated questionnaires.
Strength of recommendation: CONDITIONAL
Quality of evidence: LOW

Non-specialized health care providers should consider clinical assessment to identify common causes of these conditions under supervision of specialists, if available and may offer management or referral as appropriate.
Strength of recommendation: CONDITIONAL
Quality of evidence: LOW

Non-specialized health care providers should consider monitoring children's intellectual, social and emotional development routinely as part of the mother and child health programmes using locally-validated tools.
Strength of recommendation: CONDITIONAL
Quality of evidence: LOW

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