Coming to terms with a diagnosis of a disability or additional need can be very difficult and can often take a long time.

For many parents the most stressful time is when you first receive the diagnosis or are going through the assessment process.

Find here information and useful websites that can help you and your family through this process.

Do you have concerns about your child's health or development?

Many families will approach their GP if they are concerned about their child. You can find details of your local GP.


The organisation Contact has a wealth of resources about getting a diagnosis with lots of useful information and contacts.

It also has information about getting help with medical needs.

Page last reviewed: 22/11/2022


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