Spraoi Children’s Disability Network Team (CDNT)

Service Details

Target Age

  • 0 - 11 years
  • 12 - 16 years
  • 12 - 18 years
  • 16 - 18 years


  • Child & Family Support
  • Health & Primary Care

Support Type

  • In-person - Group
  • In-person - One-to-one
  • Online - One-to-one
  • Telephone


  • Laois

Contact Details

Contact Person(s)

Nicole Dyrssen


Spraoi Centre, St. Fintan's Campus, Portlaoise, Laois. R32 XEN0


057 8696945


Contact Hours

9am -5 pm


Emergency Assistance

Open Up is not a crisis service. If you or someone you know needs immediate help please contact one of the services below immediately.

If someone is hurt or in danger call the emergency services straight away. Emergency services can be contacted at any time by dialling 999 or 112 in Republic of Ireland or 112 in Europe.

Additional Service Information

Referral Process

  • GP referral
  • Referral with parental consent for under 18's

Service Description

Spraoi CDNT provides interdisciplinary, family centered supports for children and young people aged 0-18 with complex needs. Spraoi CDNT provides supports for children living in the South Laois area.

List of Services Available

We provide a variety of interdisciplinary team supports. Our operating hours are Monday-Friday 9 am – 5 pm.

We have a range of supports provided by the team based on child and family needs and priorities . Our team has Speech and Language Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists, Psychologists, Liaison Nurse, Social Workers, and Behaviour Therapist

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Before this website came along, we weren’t sure what services were available locally and how to access them. It’s great to now see them all listed in one place with lots of useful information and contact details.