National Carers Week: June 11th – 17th
A MASSIVE THANK YOU TO CARERS!!!! We encounter so many kind, generous, selfless and dedicated carers through our work, from those supporting a child with special needs to families with a loved one coping with dementia. These heroes behind the scenes spend countless hours, days, weeks and years giving so much of themselves to others, […]
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 on the 1st of February 2017, 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 […]
Open evening in our Tralee branch
We were so happy to be involved in the open evening for the Early Intervention Services at Oakview Village Childcare. This is a fabulous centre for children with all levels of ability, and we are delighted to provide Speech and Language Therapy services here. We also had a lovely evening!
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 when returning 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