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  • DLD, APD, Dyslexia…what does it all mean?

    One of our mums (Marianne) has gone the extra mile to find out what these terms mean. Her son Sean was diagnosed with DLD (Developmental Language Disorder), and not satisfied with relying on others for help, Marianne has enrolled on a post graduate training course for professionals in Specific Learning Difficulties. And as if that […]

  • Really enjoyed talking to Today FM about running my business!

    Listen here to Catriona chatting to Dermot and Dave on Today FM about running a business with a brand new baby, and the impact of Covid-19 on her maternity leave and business plans. https://www.todayfm.com/podcasts/dermot-dave/irish-mother-takes-two-days-maternity-leave-due-covid-19  

  • We have made your data even more secure!

    Ever wondered how we keep our client information secure and confidential? Well, not only do we keep all your data safe in accordance with our GDPR policy, we have also signed up to Cliniko for our clinical record keeping. Safe, and planet friendly too 

  • A New Year’s Resolution to help Speech and Language Development

    Considering your New Year’s Resolutions? Would you give almost anything to help your children with Speech and Language development? Here’s something real that you can do. These are some questions about parental screen time that I was asked recently by the Irish Examiner, and they really got me thinking about my answers. 1: How important […]

  • Thank you to our colouring competition entries!

    A huge thank you to everyone who took part in our Dublin Colouring Competition! We will be choosing our winners shortly, and arranging our special prize giving visits in the coming days. Just in time for Halloween! Here are some of the masterpieces that have been sent in so far, they are beautiful, and so […]

  • Developmental Language Disorder (DLD) – What do you need to know?

    What is Developmental Language Disorder (DLD)? In a nutshell, DLD is the new name for Specific Language Impairment. It was recently changed to better reflect the difficulties that these children experience. We recently celebrated DLD Awareness Day, and in continuation of this we have attached a useful link for parents and professionals looking for some […]

  • Tips for talking to somebody with dementia

    Speech therapy tips to make conversations a little easier

  • Help! My child has started to stammer!

    Stammering in preschool children – how parents can help Difficulties with speaking fluently between 2 – 4 years affect about one child in 20. While the underlying causes are not fully understood, we know that parents do NOT cause stammering – also called stuttering. Evidence shows that most children outgrow this phase over a few […]

  • My child isn’t talking, what can I do?

    Here are some things to try if your child isn’t talking; Parents often call us because they’re worried that their child hasn’t started talking yet. The first thing we say is that all children are unique, they develop at their own pace, and it’s not always a reason to worry if they’re not talking yet. […]

  • Tips for talking to somebody with dementia

    Speech therapy tips to make conversations a little easier when talking to somebody with dementia.

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