Resources can be accessed by educational professionals and parents/carers who have concerns about a child /young person struggling to access the educational curriculum and require specific advice regarding accessing specialist children/young people’s neurodevelopmental services. Children and young people may struggle with learning for several reasons. On some occasions there may be underlying medical or neurodevelopmental reasons for learning difficulties needing early intervention from health professionals and specialist neurodevelopmental paediatricians.
Undetected neurodevelopmental conditions may result in low academic achievement leading to poor self esteem and mental health disorders later in life.
In the ‘frequently asked questions’ (FAQs) page, there are several examples of concerns that may be referred to health professionals and specialist neurodevelopmental paediatricians.
If you can’t find answers to your queries in the FAQs section, Professionals from schools and Educational Institutions may contact School Doctor by completing the on line membership form with your details. Member login will allow Schools and Educational Institutions to ask questions and have email consultations with School Doctor. Please note that School Doctor will endeavour to get back to you within 72 hours following your query.
School Doctor aims to bridge the gap between educational institutions and neurodevelopmental specialist services and reduce difficulties schools and families face when accessing services for information and support.
The site can also be accessed by voluntary organizations and other professionals working with children in colleges, universities and other educational institutions.
Please note that the information on this site is intended to provide a source of general information and support. It does not substitute medical assessment, diagnosis and treatment. Please ask advice from your family doctor or GP if you’re worried about a child’s health or development.
Queries submitted via online form will be treated with the utmost confidentiality. Please do not divulge personal details of children and families when completing the on line form.
school-doctor.com: Bridging the gap between educational institutions and the child/ young person’s neurodevelopmental paediatrician.
Bridging the gap between Schools/Educational Institutions and Specialist Neurodevelopmental Services