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What to Expect



*Why county of residence?
The aim of the software is to provide parents with a list of local professionals (closest HSE health centre, Assessment of Need Officer, or private therapists/medics) if a need for an onward referral has been identified.

*Why your e-mail address?
Once you have completed the questionnaires, a copy of the assessment results will be e-mailed to the e-mail address you provided. If you do not wish for a copy to be e-mailed to you, select the PRINT function and print a PDF copy of your child's results.

*Why your child's GP's e-mail address?
Best practice suggest involving your child's GP in all aspect of health and development. GPs are uniquely qualified to perform medical evaluations and explore the reason for the delay. GPs also have all the important information, such as whether there is already a referral in the works, or if the child additional health information (such as a child born prematurely, or requiring extended hospitalisations) is not in fact delayed when development is corrected for prematurity or time when he/she was unwell. The GPs are also the gatekeepers of the primary care system and in the best position to make onward referrals to the relevant professionals for further diagnostic testing.

*What do you mean by electronic communication consent?
If you tick this box you will sign up to receive an Early Intervention Centre Newsletter with articles, competitions upcoming training courses and resources to help stimulate your child's learning and development. Your e-mail address will not be shared with anybody outside from the Early Intervention Centre.