Priority 15 from the Neurodevelopmental Disorders Canada PSP

UNCERTAINTY: How can access to coordinated care (including diagnosis and treatment) for individuals with multiple neurodevelopmental disorders be improved? (JLA PSP Priority 15)
Overall ranking 15
JLA question ID 0056/15
Explanatory note This priority focuses specifically on individuals with multiple diagnoses of neurodevelopmental disorders. There is difficulty accessing and receiving services that meet their needs, as diagnoses and professions are often siloed. This question asks how multiple diagnoses and treatments can be more coordinated and better supported in order to deliver quality care and address all areas of need for these individuals.
Evidence None identified
Health Research Classification System category Mental Health
Extra information provided by this PSP
Original uncertainty examples What services are available for children with multiple diagnosis to receive quality care to address all areas of need in a more coordinated fashion? ~ It is very difficult to obtain access to dual diagnosis teams. Is there any guidance for parents who are in need but are challenged in [terms of access]?
Submitted by Family members/carers
PSP information
PSP unique ID 0056
PSP name Neurodevelopmental Disorders (Canada)
Total number of uncertainties identified by this PSP. 63  (To see a full list of all uncertainties identified, please see the detailed spreadsheet held on the JLA website)
Date of priority setting workshop 28 September 2017