The HSE CHO 3 region has implemented the National Policy on Access to Services for Children & Young People with Disability & Developmental Delay (NAP)

from June 2022. NAP Policy document

This means that now parents, teachers, allied health professionals and medical professionals can refer a child to a Children Disability Network Team. The CDNT service caters for children with complex needs who present with or are at risk of developing a disability.

CHO3 – Children’s Disability Network Team (CDNT) Referral Form and returned to the appropriate team.

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If you make an application for an Assessment of Need under the Act, an Assessment Officer will arrange to have your child’s needs assessed.  Depending on the concerns identified, the Assessment Officer may request that some or all assessment is carried out by an Early Intervention or School Age Team.