Children with disabilities waiting ‘up to seven years’ for services: Gareth Noble and the Childcare team…

Clinicians claim that the HSE’s new standard operating procedure forces them to identify whether a child has a disability in a 90-minute session

Children with disabilities such as autism are being forced to wait up to seven years between a screening assessment and the delivery of services, a court has heard.

The High Court heard last week that there are 23 legal challenges against the Disability Appeals Officer over an alleged failure to deal with complaints about a controversial process for assessing children with disabilities.

The cases, which are all being represented by KOD Lyons Solicitors, are against John…

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