Q. Are your assessments accepted by the HSE, CAMHS, Department of Education & Skills/NEPS, etc?
Q. Can you recommend learning support, a Special Needs Assistant, Assistive Technology, a Special School etc. for my child?
A. Yes, provided a comprehensive assessment has been conducted and they meet the criteria as set out by the Department of Education & Skills.
Q. If I/my child are assessed privately, will we still be able to avail of public services?
A. Yes! You will still be able to avail of public services (HSE, CAMHS etc.).
Q. Do you provide psychotherapy/counselling for children and adults?
A. Please note that we do not provide any psychotherapeutic services for under 18s
Q. Do I/my child need a referral letter to see you?
A. An appointment can often be made without a letter of referral. However depending on the reason for an assessment, we will sometimes request a letter of referral from a G.P.
Q. Can you make a referral to another professional (Speech and Language Therapist, Occupational Therapist etc.)?
A. Yes, we can and do make referrals for existing clients where appropriate.
Q. Do you assess for/diagnose Dyspraxia?
A. No, Dyspraxia (i.e., difficulties with motor skills & co-ordination) is generally diagnosed by Occupational Therapists. However, bear in mind that individuals with Dyspraxia often have co-existing psychological or educational issues, and thus a psychoeducational assessment may nevertheless be beneficial.
Q. Do you do legal work?
A. No, we do not do any type of legal work.