Fellowship in Childhood Disability and Early Intervention (FCDEI)

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Fellowship in Childhood Disability and Early Intervention (FCDEI)


Duration: 3 Day(s)


Total Seats: 1

IAP Chapter of Neuro Developmental Pediatrics

Ernakulam, Kerala, India


Course TypeHonorary Fellowship

Course Specialty

Developmental Pediatrics


Indian Academy of Pediatrics (IAP)


    • The Fellowship in Childhood Disability and Early Intervention (FCDEI) is an honorary fellowship awarded by IAP Chapter of Neuro Developmental Pediatrics on defined criteria.
    • The aim of this fellowship program is to recognize and honour doctors who have been rendering services for improving the health and well being of children and their families by supporting interdisciplinary professionals to advance the field of developmental and behavioural pediatrics.
    • The Honorary Fellowship is being conferred upon them in recognition of their outstanding contribution to the field of Childhood Disability and Rehabilitation.
    • The Fellowship program designed is intended to give the Fellows basic and complete knowledge and competence on the subject so that they can effectively perform as Early Interventionists by picking early ‘At Risk’ infants and toddlers and coordinate efficiently with multi disciplinary therapists and parents and plan effective strategies and interventions to prevent disabling conditions.
    • The Fellows who are sufficiently trained have scope of working in Child Development Centres, Institutes of Rehabilitation, Paediatric units of hospitals, Neuro-developmental Follow Up Clinics, Early Intervention Centres, Child Guidance Clinics, Rural Primary Health Centres, District Health Centres etc.
    • Fellows can also provide their expertise to various elementary schools, pre –school and nursery programs, special schools and Anganwadi centers.

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Stipend (INR):

Not applicable




Not applicable


    Essential Criteria:

    • Life Member of Childhood Disability Group of the Indian Academy of Paediatrics.
    • Clinical Experience of Seven Years of exclusively and effectively coordinating multidisciplinary services for disability prevention.

    Desirable Criteria:

    • Pioneer or Shiromoni Award of IAP or any other state level award or higher.
    • Publications in Peer Reviewed Journal
    • Organizing Secretary of National or State Level Academic Conference or Pre-conference Workshop on topic pertinent to disability.
    • Official post bearer of State/National level IAP Posts/Childhood Disability Group IAP/ IAP Chapter of Neuro Developmental Pediatrics.
    • Exceptional acknowledgements/contributions in the field.

Minimum Education

DCH (Diploma in Child Health)MD PediatricsDNB Pediatrics

Admission Process:

    The interested candidates need to apply to IAP Chapter of Neuro Developmental Pediatrics office with application form, academic documents along with the supportive documents rerelated Eligibility Criteria.

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