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Prior to completing a referral for a child with developmental concerns please refer to the information and requirements outlined in the pre-referral guideline
Download the external referral form here
Referrals can only be accepted from medical practitioners.
If you are an allied health professional or maternal and child health nurse please refer children with developmental concerns to their GP, suggesting review with a local paediatrician.
May refer children to the following diagnosis-specific clinics where that diagnosis has been previously confirmed
May re-refer a child who is already known to a Neurodevelopment and Disability paediatrician. Please clearly state the clinical question and main reason for referral.
May refer children for diagnostic concerns or a second opinion to the following clinics:
Complex Development and Assessment
Paediatricians may also request a shared care arrangement in one of the following streams:
Transfer of care to a Neurodevelopment and Disability paediatrician will be considered if: