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 a welcome addition to the conference line-up; more details can be found at http://www.myessd.org/
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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, […]
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 […]
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!