Jenefer Sargent

Jenefer - Neurodisability Team - Head and shoulders
Dr Jenefer Sargent is a Consultant Paediatrician in Neurodisability and has been in this role since 2001.

“I am passionate about enhancing the understanding of the needs and abilities of children with a wide range of developmental disabilities. I work closely with a range of highly skilled professional colleagues in multidisciplinary teams.”

Jenefer Sargent


I have particular interests in the developmental needs of children with severe visual impairment, and in the communication and learning needs of children with severe movement disorders.


  • MA - University of Cambridge, 1983

  • MBBCh - University of Cambridge, 1991

  • MSc - Community Paediatrics, Institute of Child Health, 1995

Membership of professional bodies

  • British Medical Association (BMA)

  • Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH)

  • British Association for Childhood Disability (BACD)

  • Royal College of Ophthalmologists paediatric sub-committee

Research Interests

Functional use of vision to support communication and interaction in children with severe movement disorders (in conjunction with colleagues at GOSH and University College London)


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Developmental Vision clinic secretary

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Communication, Learning and Technology service secretary

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