Hospital of Sabadell


The Center for Child Development and Early Care (CDIAP) of Parc Taulí is part of the Pediatric Medicine Service (within the Women's and Child Care Center) of Sabadell Hospital. It is part of the network of Concerted Public Services of the Department of Social Rights of the Generalitat de Catalunya, for the care of developmental disorders / dysfunctions, which children may present during the first years of life. It was created in 1978.

General objectives

The prevention, detection, diagnosis and therapeutic approach of growth disorders of the growing child and situations of social, psychological and biological risk that may alter this process.


  • Establish an interdisciplinary diagnosis (functional, syndromic and etiological) of the development of the child, the family situation and the environment.
  • To carry out the continuous evaluation of the development of the child.
  • Perform interdisciplinary therapeutic intervention on an outpatient basis for the child and his immediate environment.
  • Collaborate and cooperate with social, health, educational and other services that carry out prevention and early detection of developmental disorders and risk situations in the child population up to six years.
  • Orient the families by providing advice and support to the parents or legal representative in the contents that are their own.
  • Target early childhood education professionals in the stages of zero to three years and three to six years in development

Coverage area

The coverage area of ​​the CDIAP Parc Taulí covers 11 municipalities: Sabadell, Badia del Vallès, Barberà del Vallès, Castellar del Vallès, Gallifa, Palau de Plegamans, Polinyà, Sant Llorenç, Sant Quirze del Vallès, Santa Perpètua de Mogoda and Sentmenat.

The total reference population is 23.000 children from 0 to 5 years old.

Population being targeted

The population being targeted may be defined in relation to the criteria of:

Age: Children from 0 to 5 years and 11 months


  • Children with a history of risk
  • Children with signs of biological and / or social risk
  • Transient disorders - Different types and degrees of developmental disorders:
    • Cognitive motives of the language communication and social relation of the behavior
    • Affective and / or emotional

Prioritization criteria

If the demand exceeds the assistance capacity agreed with the Administration, the CDIAP Parc Taulí will follow the following prioritization criteria:

Preference is given to children with severe disorders
Compulsory care for children under 3 years of age

Care team

The CDIAP Parc Taulí in Sabadell has an interdisciplinary team composed of professionals specialized in normal and pathological early childhood development, which covers the biopsychosocial areas. The current team is made up of specialists in Neuropediatrics, Psychology, Pedagogy, Speech Therapy, Physiotherapy and Social Work.



Coordinator of the CDIAP

Image of Montserrat Torras Mañá, CDIAP coordinator. Hospital Sabadell.Parc Taulí

Montserrat Torras Tomorrow