Child development team in Ealing

  • The child development team (CDT) in Ealing assesses and cares for children with developmental difficulties.

  • Telephone number: 020 8825 8700
  • Address: Ealing Services for Children with Additional Needs (ESCAN),  Carmelita House,  21-22 The Mall,  Ealing, W5 2PJ
  • Location: Carmelita House, Ealing
  • Division: Women's and children's services
  • General manager: Debbie Grey

About the service

The child development team (CDT) in Ealing assesses and cares for children with developmental difficulties who:

  • are between the ages of 0 and 19
  • have an Ealing GP.

The team is based at Carmelita House and is a part of the Ealing Services for Children with Additional Needs (ESCAN).

We provide care in a range of settings across Ealing which meet your child's needs, including:

  • clinics
  • children's centres
  • special and mainstream schools
  • your own home.

We can help assess and care for your child in a number of ways, such as:

  • autism assessments: these are usually for children between 0 and 6, but this may be extended to a child's 19th birthday for children with moderate or severe generalised learning difficulties
  • educational medicals, for the statutory assessment process
  • epilepsy reviews, for children with developmental delay
  • paediatric assessments according to specific diagnoses (for example, for children with complex needs and Down Syndrome)
  • sleep counselling service, with our Specialist Health Visitors

Conditions we care for

We care for children who have various kinds of developmental difficulties, such as:

  • global developmental delay
  • cerebral palsy
  • diplegia
  • developmental co-ordination disorder
  • social communication disorder
  • autism
  • Down Syndrome.

Referrals

We accept referrals for children or young people with an Ealing GP

We accept referrals from:

  • GPs
  • paediatricians
  • consultants
  • other healthcare professionals
  • school teachers
  • Special Educational Needs Coordinators.

You can refer to us by post at:

Ealing Child Development Team
Ealing Services for Children with Additional Needs (ESCAN)
Carmelita House
21-22 The Mall
Ealing
W5 2PJ

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