Shishu Child Development & Early Intervention Centre

Doctors & Therapists

Dr. Deepika Jain

Professional Affiliations as Developmental Paediatrician

  • Founder and Director of Shishu Child Development and Early Intervention Centre
  • Neurodevelopment Consultant and Faculty at LG Govt Hospital (A.M.C MET Medical College)
  • Faculty Member, District Early Intervention Centre (Government of Gujarat) at Health & Care Foundation
  • Non-affiliated member of IEC

Research and Academia

  •  Principle Co-Investigator in National Level Genetic Study on “Genetics in Autism Spectrum
    Disorder” – funded by the Gujarat State Biotechnology Mission (GSBTM).
  •  Currently Co-investigator in National level Genetic study on “Detection & Delineation of the role of
    complex structural variants in children with idiopathic non-syndromic ASD in India by Long
    Read Sequencing”- funded by GSBTM.
  •  Master trainer for RACE (risk stratification assessment clinical monitoring early stimulation) module
    by IAP (Indian Academy of Paediatrics).
  • Oral Paper and Poster Presentation at 3rd International Developmental Paediatric Association Congress held in Manila in December 2019
  • Two Oral Paper’s presented in “32 European Academy of Childhood Disability” conference held in Poland 2020
  • Poster presented in BPNA “British Paediatric Neurology Association” annual conference held in Jan 2021
  • Poster presented in BPNA “British Paediatric Neurology Association” conference held in Jan 2022
  • Poster Presentation at 4th International Developmental Paediatric Association Virtual Congress in December 2021
  • Poster presentation in Genomics of Rare Disease 2021- Virtual Conference by Wellcome Genome Campus (A unique case of post- zygotic de novo somatic variant in a male child with Rett syndrome)
  • Three Posters presented in “AusACPDM/IAACD- Combined 11th Australasian Academy of Cerebral
    Palsy and Developmental Medicine and the 3rd International Alliance of Academies of Childhood
    Disability Conference 2022”.
  • Two posters presented in “34 European Academy of Childhood Disability” conference held in
    Barcelona- Spain in 2022- awarded 3rd place for the poster.

Research Publications

Trained in

  • “From Early Detection to Early Surveillance and Intervention in Children at Risk of Cerebral
    Palsy” program by “Borntogether” team at “University Di Pisa” as part of project supported by “Stella
    Maris” Foundation & EACD and funded by European Commission
  • Observership in Community Paediatrics at Alder Hey Children Hospital for a month in July-Aug 2022
  •  VINELAND 3, WRAT 5 and BASC 3
  •  Bayley-4
  • PREP (Pathways & Resources for Engagement & Participation) by CanChild Canada
  •  Prechtl’s General Movement Assessment
  •  3Di diagnostic tool for Autism
  •  DASII, Hammersmith Neonatal Exam