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  • World MS Day 2020 – Saturday 30th May

    See what our Speech and Language Therapists have to say about Multiple Sclerosis Multiple Sclerosis: How can a Speech and Language Therapist Help? Speech and swallowing problems are common in Multiple Sclerosis. The part of the brain responsible for the muscle control of the lips, tongue, soft palate, vocal chords or respiratory system can be […]

  • It’s Autism Awareness Day!

    People all over the country are wearing blue today (2nd April 2020) to raise awareness of autism, and the needs of people with this diagnosis. At The Speech Centre we have come to know many individuals and families with autism over the years, and we see the joy and frustration that people with autism experience […]

  • Re-opening 29th June!

    UPDATE: We expect our branches around Ireland to re-open on 29th June, in Phase 3 of the national pathway for reopening. In the meantime, we are taking appointments and continuing our online services, so please continue to contact your nearest branch for information. Be assured that in the meantime, we are working hard on our […]

  • 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 

  • New North Dublin branch opening March 2020!

    So exciting…! In response to the overwhelming number of requests from our clients, we will be opening a new branch of The Speech Centre in Donnycarney, Dublin 5 at the end of March. Watch this space for details, or contact northdublin@thespeechcentre.com to get booking. Yippee!

  • 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 […]

  • April is National Autism Awareness Month – see what The Speech Centre has to say

    Focus on what’s strong, not on what’s wrong Therapists from The Speech Centre attended the Konfident Kidz Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) workshop, where Ciaran* spoke about his own journey through diagnosis, school & independent living, Stella* shared her experience as an adult diagnosed with ASD and focused on the female presentation of ASD, while Hannah* […]

  • The Speech Centre is now open in Wexford!

    We are delighted to announce that our newest branch, in Redmond Square Medical Centre in Wexford town, is now open for appointments! We have a bright, friendly therapy room, private waiting area, and plenty of toys and equipment to make therapy sessions enjoyable and stimulating. Contact Joanne now for an appointment, on 085 2121021 or […]

  • Invitation to present at the ESSD conference

    We are so proud of our Speech and Language Therapist, Elaine Higgins, who has been invited to present her research at the European Society for Swallowing Disorders Congress (ESSD) in Barcelona in September. Elaine’s research, entitled “Exploring the effects  of carbonation on swallow safety and efficiency in adults with neurogenic dysphagia:A FEES study”, will be […]

  • The Speech Centre’s Hannah Pfaff to present at National Conference

    Hannah Pfaff, who has recently joined The Speech Centre team in our Mallow and Mitchelstown clinics, will present her research on the validity of a new assessment tool, Captain Grey and the Greedy Aliens, at the Irish Association Speech and Language Therapy (IASLT) biennial conference at the end of May. This new assessment tool is […]

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