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Connaughton welcomes additional resource teaching posts in schools

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Five hundred additional posts are to be created in schools to cope with a substantial increase in demand for resource teaching hours.

Call to remove working barriers for people with disabilities

People with disabilities in Galway face challenges and barriers to finding, securing, and retaining jobs, according to the Irish Association of Supported Employment which is calling on more to be done in the working world to ensure the promotion of more inclusive employment practices.

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?

When school and grinds cannot work

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Welcome to the March edition of how the brain works and what affects its performance. Success in school today can be vital to your child’s future, so if your child has a learning, speech, phonics, reading, or language problem, etc, school can prove to be difficult, even with grinds.

New product helps children and adults with speech and language difficulties

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A new product launched by a County Galway company aims to help children and adults with speech and language difficulties.

Brain Care Ireland: dyslexia/dyspraxia intervention

Welcome to the October monthly column on our brains, what interferes with their function, and how technology can help overcome problems and impairments. Specific learning impairments (SLI) such as dyslexia, Asperger’s, dyspraxia, autism, and ADHD; general learning difficulties (GLD) such as poor memory, phonics, inability to process and sequence information that we hear, following directions from a teacher or a boss, grammar, word analysis, vocabulary, listening comprehension, confidence and self esteem, social interactions, learning, reading, language, speech, concentration and focus, and sentence and paragraph comprehension; and central nervous system disorders (CNSD) such as depression, schizophrenia, bipolar, stroke, TBI, PTSD, dementia, Alzheimer’s, and mild cognitive impairment can all be helped with new validated software.

AIT to hold summer camp for students with dyslexia or dyspraxia

A summer camp for students with dyslexia or dyspraxia will take place at AIT from July 2-6.

New foundation to remember tragic young Gort mother and teacher to be launched next month

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Aged just 36 and a mother of three young children, Gort woman and city teacher Ciara Grehan died suddenly on November 11, 2010. In a few weeks time, her memory will be celebrated with the launch of a foundation to benefit children with special needs.

Overcoming learning difficulties in children, teenagers and adults

If you or your child have a specific learning impairment (SLI) such as dyslexia, Asperger’s, ADHD, autism, dyspraxia, etc, or a general learning difficulty (GLD) such as poor memory, an inability to process or sequence what people are saying to you, no focus or concentration, an inability to understanding what you have just read, how much time, effort, and money is it really costing you, and what do you do when therapies do not resolve your problems?

Local group to host talk on awareness of dyspraxia

The Midlands Dyspraxia Support Group, in association with Dyspraxia Ireland, have a number of events coming up, for which they would appreciate your support.

 

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