Disabilities may include physical, intellectual or sensory disabilities or Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) or a combination of these. Services may be provided in outpatient clinics, the home or community settings.
Child Development Centre is a child-centred and family-focused service for children who have, or are suspected of having, developmental problems such as:
Its services include, where appropriate:
The centre has a multi-disciplinary team including:
222 Pembroke Street, Hamilton (across the road from the Waikato Hospital Emergency Department)
Phone 07 839 8709
Fax 07 839 8766
Child Development Centre (CDC) accepts referrals from health services, education services and community/welfare agencies. The referral must be written with the knowledge and consent of the child’s parents/carers.
Referrals must be in writing, clearly describing the developmental concerns and supported with any other reports or information.
Referrals for school aged children where learning, social or behavioural difficulties are part of the reason for your referral: you MUST also complete Section B of the referral form, or attach our School Information Form (see below). Please contact the Child Development Centre if there are any problems with getting the school to provide this information.
Referrals should be posted or faxed to:
Referral Coordination Centre
Private Bag 3200
Fax: 07 839 8817