Senstional Kids is an award-winning social enterprise
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Sensational Kids is a high impact not-for-profit organisation delivering life-changing, accessible and affordable, timely interventions to 6,800+ children of all abilities over the last 10 years, saving their families over €1.5 million in therapy fees.
CEO, Karen Leigh is the founding member of Sensational Kids. Having experienced lengthy waiting lists and a lack of affordable and accessible occupational therapy services for her own children, Karen founded Sensational Kids in 2007 , bridging the gap between public and private therapy services for children of all abilities.
Today Sensational Kids employs 28+ staff, including a highly skilled clinical team across our child development centres in Kildare, Mayo, Monaghan and West Cork, providing vital supports such as occupational therapy, speech & language therapy, play therapy and hippotherapy.
Sensational Kids is Ireland’s leading non-profit provider of affordable and accessible early intervention services for children with additional needs in Ireland.
Our service model is built around three pillars:
- To Assessments
- To Nationwide Locations across three centres of excellence
- Occupational Therapy
- Speech & Language Therapy
- Reading Tuition
- Play Therapy
- Educational Psychology
- Training Workshops &
- Learning Resources
To be the leading, innovative, child development social enterprise in Ireland
To provide affordable, accessible family centred, clinical and educational services, and products to children of all abilities, through therapy, training and professional support that directly impacts lives
- Family Centered
Our Main Objective
“To promote the health and welfare of children with special needs and children in need of additional supports by managing and operating a centre in County Kildare to enable such children to develop to their full potential by providing clinical assessments, occupational therapy, sensory integration therapy, speech and language therapy, psychological services and evidence-based therapies which impact on child development and wellbeing, and to make such services available to a wider population within the Republic of Ireland by endeavoring to open further such centres.”