Child Development Service

The Child Development Centre is based at the West Ham Lane Health Centre. It is for the multidisciplinary assessment of children aged up to 18 with complex development difficulties or specialist educational needs. Services within the site are:

  • Pediatricians
  • Speech and Language Therapy (early years, schools and eating, drinking, swallowing)
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physiotherapy
  • Looked After Children.

As well as general specialist supports the services also provide child protection assessments, looked after children’s assessments and Education Health Care Plan (EHCP) assessments.

Summary: ELFT Specialist Children and Young People’s Services have produced lots of useful YouTube videos to help families support their child’s development at home. There are lots of guidance videos from the Speech and Language Therapy, Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy teams so check it out here

Who to contact

ELFT - Child Development Service

Where to go

West Ham Lane Clinic, 84
West Ham Lane
E15 4PT
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Other Details


Age Ranges
Referral required
Referral Details

Referral criteria differs dependent on the team.  Please see the specific team local offer for further details.