Covid-19 – What are we doing?
UPDATE: Our South Dublin and Wexford branches are open as usual, where we are able to take full hygiene precautions; We are concentrating on social distancing and hand hygiene, avoiding touching faces, and taking appropriate precautions with coughs/sneezes. We advise hand sanitizer/hand washing pre- and post-sessions for both clients and staff, and we use sanitising […]
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 email@example.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 […]
Teachers need to mind their voices as they return to school
Raise your hand, not your voice! Returning to school after the holidays can be a shock to the system in more ways than we think. Teachers’ voices come under a lot of strain in the first weeks after the holidays, as children are excited and full of energy, while teachers may need more time to […]
Tips for talking to somebody with dementia
Speech therapy tips to make conversations a little easier← Back to the resources page