Children and Adults with an Intellectual Disability and complex health needs
- Lane Cove, North
- Hunters Hill and
- Hornsby, Ku-ring-gai local government areas
02 8877 5173
Monday - Thursday 8am - 4pm
What happens at the Clinic
School aged children, adolescents or adults diagnosed with intellectual disability and complex health needs may be seen at the clinic. A referral from a Paediatrician or General Practitioner (GP) is required.
People referred to the clinic are usually seen first by one of the doctors for a full health assessment. They may also be seen by a Psychologist or other health professionals of the service.
If needed, tests are ordered and referrals made to other medical specialists and health professionals. Health care plans can be developed for those who live independently or with their families.
A comprehensive report with recommendations will be sent to the person and/ or their family, GP and/ or Paediatrician. With the person’s permission, reports may also be sent to other involved professionals.
Clinics & Services
- Medical Clinics for school aged children and adults
- Facilitate transition for adolescents moving from paediatric to adult health services
- Clinics in Special Schools
- Psychology consultation and counselling for children
- Facilitate access to dental services
- Education and group sessions
- Social Work Service for clients, families and carers.