In 2022, the Namibian Government in close collaboration with the United Nations Partnership on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities developed a series of five practical manuals for the:

Early Identification and Intervention Services for Young Children with Developmental Delays and Disabilities, incl. key nutrition aspects.

You can download this series, including a Guide for Parents here:

Children with disabilities, developmental delays or behavioural problems present parents or care-givers with additional challenges.

In 2020, the Namibian Government with support from UNICEF Namibia compiled this overview of “Mental Health and Psycho-Social Support Services Regional Directory" with relevant contact details for all Namibian Regions. 

In 2019-20, Regional Consultations were conducted on the early identification, assessment and referral to services for children with disabilities, aiming at Strengthening Integrated Systems to Promote Access to Services for Persons with Disabilities in Namibia.

Click here or on the image to the left to access the full report.