The occupational therapist works alongside the multi-disciplinary team to assess children with avoidant and restrictive feeding difficulties and pica. The therapist provides advice regarding seating, development of independent feeding skills and sensory sensitivities. We liaise closely with...
Children with Landau Kleffner Syndrome (LKS) experience a significant regression in their understanding and use of spoken language. This loss of skills often occurs at the onset of the disease and can be the first sign for families that something is wrong. This information sheet from Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) describes how Landau Kleffner Syndrome (LKS) can affect a child’s language skills and outlines recommendations for input and support.
Great Ormond Street Hospital marked a crucial milestone in the construction of The Zayed Centre for Research into Rare Disease in Children, as a Topping Out ceremony was held to mark the moment when the building reached its highest point.
A new test to help diagnose and predict a range of serious childhood eye conditions has been developed by researchers at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) and the UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health (ICH).
The occupational therapist is available during Bone Marrow Transplant (BMT) clinics and on the ward to address concerns you may have about your child's development or participation in daily activities.
Levels of myostatin, a protein that prevents muscle growth, could influence how well the body responds to anti-myostatin treatments for muscle-wasting conditions such as Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD). This breakthrough could help predict which patients will benefit from therapies that aim to increase muscle strength by blocking myostatin.
Pelican Ward cares for children and young people with dermatology (skin) and rheumatology (joint and muscle) conditions. It will also look after children with infectious diseases and some immunology disorders.
Researchers at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) have made an important breakthrough in understanding how the immune system becomes disrupted in Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome (WAS), a genetic disorder where the patient’s immune cells begin attacking their own body.
Chameleon Ward cares for children having specialist neonatal and paediatric surgery. We treat congenital (present at birth) conditions as well as conditions of the gastrointestinal system, diaphragm and abdominal wall.