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Child Development Unit Resources


The Child Development Unit (CDU)at Khoo Teck Puat – National University Children Medical Institute (KTP-NUCMI) offers a supportive environment for parents and caregivers, providing resources and clinical services to aid in the nurturing of young children. 

Our resources cover various aspects of child development, including guidance on screen time, sleep hygiene and managing challenging behaviours. The CDU also evaluates and supports children with developmental and behavioural concerns including autism, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), developmental delays and learning difficulties. 

If you need assistance with your child’s development, consider consulting with our developmental and behavioural paediatricians. 

For more information about the NUH Child Development Unit, click here. 

Developmental Milestones in Young Children

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Developmental Milestones in Young Children

Developmental Milestones: Ages 0 to 4 (PDF, 250 KB)

Daily Routines in Young Children

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Picky Eating

Picky Eating (PDF, 359 KB)

Supporting a Child's Socio-Emotional Health

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Behavioural Difficulties in Young Children
School Refusal

School Refusal (PDF, 654 KB)

Managing Anxiety

Managing Anxiety (PDF, 2.15 MB)
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Positive Parenting
Your Guide to Self-Regulation

Your Guide to Self-Regulation (PDF, 6.87 MB)
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Self-Care for Parents and Caregivers

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For more resources to help you better care for your mental health, please click here.

Video Resources

Healthy Screen Time Guidelines for Young Children 
To maximise learning outcomes, children below 18 months should not engage in screen time. We provide a video series detailing interactive play techniques and engagement strategies for children at 4, 9 and at 18 months of age to support their development.

How to Help Your Child Wear A Mask 
For toddlers and young children who are reluctant to wear a mask, we offer a video with ten actionable strategies to assist parents in encouraging their children to wear a mask consistently. 


DEAR DOCTOR Digital Case Discussion Series

DEAR DOCTOR is a digital case discussion series which aims to empower caregivers of children with special needs during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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