Services like the Time and Quality of Life Programme help families, especially those in which there is a dependent member, to balance family, professional and personal lives and offers them tools to improve their day-to-day living. The project also proposes activities and games for 4 to 18 year-olds with disabilities.
Barcelona has two Interdisciplinary Teams for Young Children (EIPI), which provide services for early detection of developmental disorders in children aged 6 and under. At the EIPI facilities, located in Nou Barris and Ciutat Vella, you’ll find preventative health care services, diagnoses and treatment, and case follow-up. There is also a support service for school and social integration for young children.
Barcelona has child-development and precocious-children care-service centres (CDIAP) that coordinate person-to-person and preventive initiatives aimed at children up to the age of 6 who present a form of developmental disorder or are in a situation where they are at risk of suffering such a disorder.