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Speech Therapy Courses

€30

Written and presented by Niamh Egan, Senior Speech & Language Therapist. Vocabulary is exceptionally important in helping individuals access new learning, and new opportunities - both inside the school system and as a predictor of future success. For the Speech and Language impaired child, this is often an area where they can fall behind easily.

€35

Children with communication difficulties need extra practice. Typical kids need hundreds of repetitions of a word to learn a word (except for swear words) and kids with communication difficulties often need more than that.

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"I enjoyed this course especially as there were videos to demonstrate all the elements of trying to encourage communication."

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"I like the real life footage, putting the strategies in place"

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"The short videos were very helpful and gave great ideas to try"

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"I really liked that there were videos to demonstrate how to use the different strategies. I find these very useful as for myself, I find it easier to learn when I am able to see exactly how the techniques are used."

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"All the different strategies for teaching communicaton. All techniques were clearly explained. The use of the child alongside the lecturer in the video made it a lot easier to understand."

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"I didn’t realize how many opportunities there were each day to work on communication, both formally and informally. Excellent"

€150

Participants will be able to: Develop a stronger understanding of the nature and development of stuttering and how to use that knowledge to assess and treat stuttering in children which is tailored to meet their individual needs. Be able to implement appropriate formal and informal “portfolio” assessments for stuttering for both preschool and school age children who stutter. Recognize the components of differential diagnosis for assessment of stuttering in the younger child. Develop effective treatment plans based on individualized assessment information through implementation of case studies. Develop a wider repertoire of strategies for treating preschool age stuttering.

€150

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€35

A short introduction to Speech Sound Disorders, how to recognise them and help support a child who may have one. Presented by Jennifer Grundulis SLT

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"I found the dyspraxia speech disorder very interesting and learnt the importance of using visuals."

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"This course covered a huge range of speech disorders , and explained them all very thoroughly."

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"The course was very informative. It covered alot in a short space of time. Interesting and practical advice given. I learned alot."

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"So much information given. I have notes upon notes and Jennifer was excellent."

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"I really enjoyed it & I will recommend it to other SNAs & Teachers. I look forward to putting the information I learned into practice."

€55

Did you know? Teachers are 32 times more likely to report voice difficulties than the average person. 11% of teachers reported a current voice disorder, with 58% experiencing a voice problem during their career. (Nelson 2005) Teachers are 4% of the working population, but compose 20% of patients seen in voice clinics. During this talk, you will learn: The Teacher’s voice (Why it’s different) How the voice works Adapting your environment Vocal Hygiene Emotional Health Posture and Breathing Vocal Exercises

€55

Practical strategies and supports which you can setup in your classroom to assist a pupil with ASD. Presented by Jennifer Grundulis SLT

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"It was very clear and helpful. I learned a lot from it."

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"The delivery of the course was very informative and gave me a lot to help implement in the classroom setting"

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"I got a much better insight into all the differences between the sensitivities of a child. I could see than in some of the kids I work with were hypersensitive for some and hypo sensitive for others, I never really realised that they could be mixed. I feel that I new have a much better understanding of some of the kids in my class."

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"Great course, well done to all involved. I took many notes that I will definitely be referring to throughout my teaching career. Thank you!"

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"I found it very interesting, with some great ideas that I look forward to using when we get back to work."

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"Clear slides. Warm presenter. I loved the lecturers personal experience & examples given."

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"This course is very suitable for people who are working with children with Autism."

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"I loved how thoroughly Jennifer addressed each sensory issue and strategies to help teachers support these children in the classroom. I particularly liked part 3 where Jennifer discussed and gave examples of a number of visuals that would work in the classroom also. This is very beneficial to me as a primary school teacher."

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"The course was very descriptive and easy to follow, full of information and ideas that I will use within my own work with the children with Autism that I work with. Great lessons."

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"I learned a lot about sensory issues, I would not be very familiar with these. I learned a lot of new strategies to try out with my children in my class."

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"Being a primary school teacher, I have worked with a number of children with ASD throughout the years. However, as a result of this course I feel I have a much better understanding of children with ASD. I learned many new strategies and supports that can be set up in my classroom to help support."

€30

Total Communication and AAC 101. What the term AAC covers, what types of AAC there are, and how to support an AAC user. Presented by Marijke Morris SLT

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"I learned that no one system, may be adequate and the technology may be used for different purposes"

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"I liked the positive emphasis, the highlighting of the importance of the student’s autonomy and enjoyment and the practical approach she had!"

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"I really liked every aspect of this course and feel that I can take a lot of information away from it."

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"I liked how each form of communication was covered and the pros and cons to each and everyone. I also liked how it was explained how you can prompt the person without going straight to tell the person."

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"I really enjoyed AAC Devices 101"

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"Good overview of AAC devices and allowed user to gain knowledge and make proper choice in what suits students best"