Neurodevelopmental Disorders

  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD)
  • Cerebral Palsy (CP)
  • Communication
  • Language & Speech Disorders
  • Developmental Coordination Disorder
  • Epilepsy
  • Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD)
  • Intellectual Disability (ID)
  • Motor Disorders
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD)
  • Seizures
  • Tourette's Syndrome
  • Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)

  • See separate article for other conditions in Children.

    A young brain is in a process of continual development. Stimuli from the environment cause continuous neuronal connections and modifications. Neurodevelopmental disorders disrupt the typical development and function of the central nervous system.

    Developmental brain dysfunctions are often very disabling. They may manifest as neuropsychiatric problems or lead to impaired motor function, learning, language and other forms of non-verbal communication. The deficit that results depends on the extent of the damage and the phase in which it occurs – pregnancy, perinatal period, infancy or early childhood years.

    Neurorehabilitation and symptom management are often very challenging. Cannabis may help due to its ability to interact with the endocannabinoid system. Cannabinoids are able to cross the blood-brain barrier and affect CB1 and CB2 receptors in the central nervous system.


    • CBD Oil
    • THC Oil

    Please contact us to begin your medical cannabis journey with specific dosing advice. As each person’s biochemistry, tolerance level and condition at hand are entirely unique, any advice that we give needs to be considerate and appropriate.

    Our clients have consistently chosen MCDSA-endorsed cannabis oil over conventional medicines that have let them down. We only advocate highly-concentrated medical-grade products, derived from marijuana plant flowers, which are far superior to over-the-counter, hemp-derived supplements.

    Visit our Product Guide for more information about each recommended product and further insight into the various cannabinoids that we recommend for treatment. Cannabis Oil explains everything you need to know about sourcing a high-quality product in South Africa.

    Our Knowledge Centre provides a world of information and is a fantastic starting point for educating yourself on all things medical cannabis.


    Always speak to your doctor when considering cannabis as a treatment aid. Take great care to safely store products and not expose children or pets unintentionally.

    THC products are psychoactive, causing one to become “high”. These are to be used with special caution in children, pets and persons prone to anxiety or stress. Depending on the unique situation, it may be appropriate to substitute THC with non-psychoactive THCA. CBN and 1:1 oils may also cause mild psychoactive effects.

    However, if products are used correctly, it may be possible to avoid the psychoactive effect entirely. Should you feel uncomfortable or have any questions at any time, our trained team of staff are on standby to attend to your concerns.


    The information on this page applies to cannabis products endorsed by MCDSA only. Any information, advice or recommendations depicted on this page, relating to the usage of products, or medical conditions or symptoms, is subject to’s disclaimer.


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