Diagnosis

Find out  what to do and where to go if you think that your child may have a disability. 



National Disability Databases

Once your child is diagnosed with a disability, it is important to register them with the relevant National Disability Database.

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Diagnosis and assessment of a disability

The Disability Act 2005 states that every disabled person is entitled to a Statement of Need and a Personal Care Plan.

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What is a disability?

A person has a disability if they have difficulty moving, using their senses, or learning. Disabilities can be passed on by parents or caused by an injury or illness. Some disabilities don't have a known cause.

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