K2P Center, MoPH and UNICEF address early identification and intervention for children with disabilities and developmental delays

​​​Around 11% of children, aged between 2 to 9 years, in different areas in Lebanon have a disability or developmental delay as per the latest statistics in 2009 (MICS 2009).​

​In fact, children with disabilities and developmental delays are at risk of multiple morbidities, physiological implications, higher risk of violence, exploitation and abuse and preventable delayed complications. Many of those risks may be avoided if the identification and intervention of disabilities and developmental delays is initiated at an early stage.


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