Virtual Speech & Language Advice Clinic -Back by Popular Demand-   Have you any concerns about your child’s speech and language development?   Is your child struggling to use any speech sounds? Are you worried about their understanding? Are you concerned that you child is finding it difficult to communicate?     Following our recent sell-out virtual advice clinic and in response to parental requests, Sensational Kids is delighted to announce another online Speech and Language Advice Clinic will take place on Tuesday, 9th March from 2.30pm to 5pm. Talk to one of our Senior Speech and Language Therapists about any communication concerns you may have for your child. To ensure that we have time to spend with each parent/ guardian, these clinics are strictly by appointment only and cost €10 per timeslot. Please call us at Sensational Kids, Clonakilty to book in your 15-minute video slot on 023 88 […]

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Now Offering Online Speech & Language Therapy Nationwide

Would your child benefit from online Speech and Language Therapy? Sensational Kids is here to help.  We are now offering subsidised virtual Speech & Language appointments nationwide with Elaine Baldwin, Senior Speech & Language Therapist. “Online appointments are working extremely well for the families I am seeing.  Goals are being met and the feedback is that many families are finding it more practical and less stressful to do a virtual appointment than to travel in the current climate.”  Elaine Baldwin, Senior Speech & Language Therapist, Sensational Kids. Call Sensational Kids on 023 887 8208 now for further information and to book an appointment with Elaine. All stages and all abilities are welcome. Appointments are charged at a subsidised rate of €75 for a 45 minute therapy session.

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Virtual Speech & Language Clinic

  Have you any concerns about your child’s speech and language development? Is your child struggling to use any speech sounds? Are you worried about their understanding? Are you concerned that you child is finding it difficult to communicate?   Talk to one of our Senior Speech and Language Therapists at a special virtual clinic on Tuesday, 2nd February between 3pm and 5pm. To ensure that we have time to spend with each parent/ guardian, these clinics are strictly by appointment only and cost €10 per timeslot. Please call us at Sensational Kids, Clonakilty to book in your 15-minute slot on 023 88 78208.   This is your chance to raise your concerns with an expert.  

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Detecting Speech and Language Difficulties in Young Children

Speech, language and communication skills are fundamental foundation skills for life. Many children develop these skills appropriately, but others struggle. Research has shown that the earlier any difficulties are identified and subsequently treated, the more favourable the outcome. The stages of speech and language development are the same for all children, but the age children reach these stages can vary. It is not possible to detect a problem when we are unaware of what is deemed “typical” in development.   However, there are some general signs that indicate a delay which should be acted on: A young child who does not respond to their name or who does not make sounds should be seen by a doctor immediately. A child should be referred to Speech and Language Therapy if: by 12months of age they don’t use gestures by 18 months they are not using words and have difficulty understanding basic […]

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Creative Business Leaders Lunch

Speakers Paddy Power, Head of Communications, Paddy Power Bookmakers The communications and mischief marketing expert Paddy Power, will detail his firm’s most successful branding stunts and how they helped Paddy Power become one of the most recognisable names in business. Paddy brings humour and mischief to marketing, making him a very entertaining and memorable speaker.   Derek McGrath, CEO, The Curragh Racecourse A veterinary surgeon by qualification, Derek comes to the position with a strong history of achievement in the sports and leisure sector, most notably as Chief Executive of European Rugby Cup Ltd from 2000 to 2014. In this position Derek had full responsibility for the European Club Rugby competitions, the Heineken Cup and the Amlin Challenge Cup. Derek has also represented Ireland at senior international level in rugby. Sonia Deasy, Co-Founder, Pestle & Mortar Skincare Beauty is a notoriously difficult industry to crack, but with solid backgrounds in family […]

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