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Speech and therapy waiting lists continue to escalate

Fianna Fáil TD for Roscommon/Galway, Deputy Eugene Murphy, has highlighted that a figure in excess of 3,000 people are waiting for speech and language therapy in his constituency.

Galway set to host Irish Stammering Association open day

The Irish Stammering Association (ISA) will have an open day in Galway on Saturday May 20. The event aims to bring together everyone who is affected by stammering, whether they be adults, children or the parents of those who stammer.

Know the signs of hearing loss

The ability to communicate is one of the things that makes us human, and yet many people go through life with impaired hearing and do little or nothing about it. Studies show that almost one in six people in Ireland experience hearing difficulties but many people delay seeking treatment for up to 15 years.

Talk about stammering and help remove the stigma

An information event being organised at NUI Galway next week aims to improve the lives of the one in 100 people who stammer.

Dyspraxia awareness event in Galway next week

Dyspraxia/DCD Ireland, the organisation which provides information and a national support network for parents, teenagers, and adults, will hold an awareness event in Galway next week.

Dyspraxia – one in every classroom but no recognition

Many parents have a child who exhibits traits of dyspraxia and yet have no idea that this disorder exists, or that it can be managed in the home with proper planning, management, and resources.

Seminar for parents of children with language and learning difficulties

Have you ever wondered how you can help your child to be calmer, more focused and concentrate better; to be a better listener; to understand more; to express themselves more fully and to enjoy engaging and interacting with their peers?

Midlands meeting of Irish Stammering Association

The Irish Stammering Association's recently-formed Midlands’ self help group met again earlier this month.

Stammering Association self help group

The Irish Stammering Association's Galway self help group is due to meet again in December. The group provides opportunities for people who stutter to discuss issues around their stammering, as well as providing mutual support. Many people who have attended groups have found them to be very helpful in feeling more comfortable with their stammering.

Stammering Association self help group

The Irish Stammering Association's Galway self help group is due to meet again in December. The group provides opportunities for people who stutter to discuss issues around their stammering, as well as providing mutual support. Many people who have attended groups have found them to be very helpful in feeling more comfortable with their stammering.

 

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