Priority 3 from the Learning Difficulties Scotland PSP

UNCERTAINTY: How can multiple types of professionals work together with parents and carers to improve identification, diagnosis, interventions and treatments and achieve the best outcomes for children and young people with learning difficulties? (JLA PSP Priority 3)
Overall ranking 3
JLA question ID 0070/3
Explanatory note Not available for this PSP

None available

Health Research Classification System category Mental Health
Extra information provided by this PSP
Original uncertainty examples Why is the opinion of particular professionals (e.g. EPS CAMHS) taken over staff in educational establishments regarding diagnosing learning difficulties - especially when staff in schools work day in/out with the child rather than an hour observation? ~ Early interventions to include a patient centred approach combining all of the following disciplines; CVI specialist doctor, Speech and Language Therapist, Occupational Therapist, Physiotherapist, Habilitation and Movement Specialist and Local Learning Disabilities Team  ~  How can we best take  account of  family resilience/resources/capacity/needs  in making  judgements about  how  best ot support as  child or young person in ways that  are consistent with  responsible  use of  scare resources  and  avoiding creating  over dependence?    How can  we  develop shared  undertanding  of what is reasoanble/appropriate?    
Submitted by Professionals x 14  ~  parents/carers x 14  ~  Adults who experienced learning difficulties as a child x 1  ~  child/young person x 0
PSP information
PSP unique ID 0070
PSP name Learning Difficulties (Scotland)
Total number of uncertainties identified by this PSP. 40  (To see a full list of all uncertainties identified, please see the detailed spreadsheet held on the JLA website)
Date of priority setting workshop 11 June 2018