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 basic information about DLD. If you would like any further information please contact your nearest branch of The Speech Centre, we would be delighted to talk this through with you!
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 […]
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
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
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 […]
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 […]