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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.

Justice for Aaron Byrne as Department approves application for funding

Debbie Byrne, the mother of autistic child Aaron Byrne, has won her battle with the Department of Education and Skills (DES) and had her application for funding for her son's education approved.

Is your child having difficulties in school?

When a student is struggling in school, parents may wonder what can be done.

Increase in special needs assistants for Galway schools

The number of special needs assistants in Galway and Mayo's primary and secondary schools is increasing by 28 this September.

Is your child having difficulties in school?

When a student is struggling in school, parents may wonder what can be done. Edward Joyce, an educational psychologist who holds masters degrees in psychology and education, has worked with students at primary, post-primary, and third level, and students who have severe difficulties in reading and mathematics.

Childhood learning difficulties just do not disappear

Welcome to the April 2014 article on our brain and what can affect its function.Frequent childhood ear infections make language and speech muffled and this is whatchildrenhear, process, sequence (put in order), and memorise, resulting in stored nonsense. So when a teacher asks a question, a child will give a completelydifferent answer to the question that was asked.

Is your child having difficulties in school?

When a student is struggling in school, parents may wonder what can be done. Edward Joyce, an educational psychologist who holds masters degrees in psychology and education, has worked with students at primary, post-primary, and third level, and students who have severe difficulties in reading and mathematics.

Is your child having difficulties in school?

When a student is struggling in school, parents may wonder what can done. Edward Joyce, Educational Psychologist, who holds Masters Degrees in Psychology and Education, has worked with students at primary, post-primary and third level, and students who have severe difficulties in reading and mathematics. Edward was Principal of St Anne`s School, Taylor’s Hill, Galway which is an integral part of CAMHS, West. He did in-depth assessments of children and adolescents with psychiatric, social, emotional, and behavioural difficulties, and developed programmes tailored to their learning styles and educational needs. Edward then joined the National Educational Psychological Service (NEPS), and worked in Galway city and county. His work on the Aran Islands and in North Galway was done through Irish. He now works with children, adolescents and adults who have the following difficulties: ADHD, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Dyslexia, Dyspraxia, Social, Emotional and Behavioural difficulties, Speech and Language Disorders; and with Leaving Certificate students seeking eligibility for the DARE programme, and third level students seeking access to the Student Disability Services.

Galway school leavers with disabilities left in limbo due to funding cuts

Concerned parents of school leavers with disabilities are urging local politicians to support their call for the reversal of a Government decision to cut services for these “vulnerable” children.

Special Needs Youth Club

The Special Needs Youth Club is a new initiative brought about by the Maple Youth Centre, Ballinrobe, to provide warm, friendly environment for young people with special needs to come and meet new people in the community.

 

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