Special Needs Children


Some of the most common special needs that young children are diagnosed with are:

  • Speech and/or Language Delays.
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder.
  • Cognitive Delays.
  • Social & Emotional Disorders.
  • Learning differences/disabilities.

We provide support to families with special needs children by working with parents and Health Care Professionals tailoring  care needs to each individual family.

The following is an example of some of the supports we provide.

  • Organising a routine around children and their needs
  • Role modelling parenting skills
  • Homework help
  • Accompanying parents and children to hospital appointments
  • Helping parents cope with chronically ill children
  • Helping the parents to keep the home clean

Referrals are received from a variety of sources:

  • Public Health Nurses
  • Social Workers
  • Child Guidance Clinic
  • Children’s Hospital (Regarding chronically ill children)

Trinity Community Care works directly with primary care teams to provide a holistic service to Service Users.

Primary Care Teams include:

  • General Practitioners
  • Public Health Nurses
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Physiotherapists
  • Dieticians
  • Social Workers
  • Speech and Language Therapists
  • Mental Health Service