There is a range of supports and services available to parents and carers of children with disabilities. This document provides a broad overview of the services, covering legal matters, health, taxation, etc.
Child health services
The general entitlement of children to health services in Ireland and the specific services available.
Immunisations for children and young people
Vaccination and immunisation services are free of charge to children and young people.
Health services for pre-school children
The HSE provides free health screening for pre-school children.
GP visit cards for children under 6
Children under 6 are entitled to free visits to participating GPs. Find out how to register for the GP visit card for children under 6.
This document is in: Health Medical cards and GP visit cards
School health services
There are various child health screenings provided in public primary schools. Information on screenings and how they are organised.