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Over 500 Children Waiting For OT In Two Midlands Counties

8,400 children are on the waiting list in total in Ireland.

Nearly 8,400 children have been waiting at least a year for an assessment for occupational therapy.

According to the HSE's latest figures, the highest amount is in Wexford, at 775.

Seven other regions including Laois/Offaly also have more than 500 kids waiting over a year for an assessment.

Suzanne Connolly, Chief Executive of Barnardos, says the situation will get worse in the coming months:

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