Aster KIND

Aster KIND:Empowering Minds & Lives
The Kids Integrated Neurology & Development Centre at Aster Medcity, Kochi (Aster KIND) provides holistic care for management of neurological and neurodevelopmental disorders in children and adolescents. Led by a team of experts comprising Paediatricians, Child Neurologists, Therapists and Nurses, this one-of-its-kind facility offers specialised services including:

Child Neurology services
Neurodevelopmental services
Neuro rehabilitation services
Child behavioural health and allied services
Neurometabolic and neurogenetic services
Research and training

How Aster KIND Works

Involving The Family For A Better Outcome
There’s no support and love like what one’s family can give. That’s why we believe our family-centric approach to care works wonders. This way, the child’s emotional, physical and medical requirements are fulfilled, which in turn translates to a better outcome

We Treat The Child And Not Just The Symptoms
We believe in a providing holistic treatment: we manage the behavioural, emotional and social facets of the child’s physical illness and enhance his or her natural skill by working together as a team with the child’s family and caregivers.

Aided By Technology
One of the most advanced healthcare destinations in India, Aster Medcity offers a comprehensive range of diagnostic and therapeutic technology to aid accurate diagnosis and efficient treatment.

Facilities

Comprehensive Care
We offer specialised treatment for children with conditions including:

Headache
Epilepsy
Movement disorders
Neuroimmunology
Stroke
Mitochondrial and metabolic disorders
Learning disabilities
Cerebral palsy
Neurodevelopmental disabilities - Like Autism and ADHD
Sleep disorders
Brain tumors and conditions requiring surgery
Genetic neurological disorders and rare brain diseases
Neonatal neurological conditions, even in high-risk newborns

Expert Team
The Aster KIND team comprises experts from various subspecialities who with a multidisciplinary approach to provide optimal, evidence-based to children.

Paediatric Neurologist
Developmental Paediatrician
Neurosurgeon
Neuroradiologist
Neuro Ophthalmologist
Neuro Oncologist
Child Psychiatrist
Child Psychologist
Physiotherapist
Occupational Therapist
Developmental Therapist
Speech and language pathologist
Play therapist
Special educators
Dietician
Social workers

Speciality Clinics & Programmes
Neurocritical care and trauma center
Childhood Stroke Program
Epilepsy clinic
Ketogenic Diet Clinic
Tuberous Sclerosis Clinic
Neurofibromatosis Clinic
Neuromuscular clinic
Headache Clinic
High-risk baby follow up clinic
Child guidance clinic (ADHD, LD)
Autism clinic
Cerebral palsy clinic

Clinical Support Services
Audiology
Behavioral health
Occupational therapy
Neurosurgery
Ophthalmology
Orthopaedic surgery
Plastic surgery
Physical therapy
Social work
Rapid-response team
Paediatric pain management

Advanced Diagnostic Services
Epilepsy monitoring unit
Video EEG, nerve conduction and sleep study lab (Electrophysiology lab )
Dedicated OT for procedures like lumbar puncture, muscle biopsy and Botox administration
Virtual reality and robotics for rehabilitation
Neurogenetics and neurometabolic lab
Neuropathology lab with immunohistochemistry

Aster Neurodevelopmental Unit

An advanced facility for treating Neurodevelopmental disorders in children, the expert team of doctors and therapists at the Aster Neurodevelopmental Unit believes in incorporating the latest scientific concepts to empower and enable differently abled children to be a part of the society.

Assessment of children with developmental and behavioural concerns
Multi-disciplinary intervention services
Referrals to community services
Parental guidance for child development
Counselling and support for families of children with developmental and behavioural problems
Liaison with schools on children with learning problems - Placement of children with special needs for training and education
Collaboration with Primary Health and Community
Services for early identification of children with developmental and behavioural problems, to facilitate early intervention

Neuro Rehabilitation & Psychological Care
Patient & family services: family resource centre with family support specialists and Paediatric Psychologists.

Evaluation of bio-behavioral aspects of primary illness along the road from diagnosis to post-recovery and providing right guidance.

Working with the family and caregivers to enable them to cope up with the stress of living with a physical illness.

Assistance in developing tools that the child as well as his/her family requires to manage the acute phase of the child’s condition.

Management of the child’s emotional and physical pain in a manner that’s appropriate to his or her age.

Support to manage stress/ normal/ abnormal reaction to illness.

Identifying psychopathology and planning a customised, multidisciplinary treatment strategy that includes psycho-education, supportive psychotherapy, relaxation training, cognitive behavioural therapy and pyschopharmacology.

Combining individual treatment, family-based treatment and community resources to ensure the best possible outcome.

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