Early Intervention

What is early intervention?

Early Intervention is defined as an intervention undertaken to influence the development and learning of young children (0-6 years of age) with, or at risk of developing, disabilities or other developmental delays.

Our Early Intervention Team is made up of :

  • Niamh McHugh – Behaviour Specialist
  • Holly Murphy – Speech and Language Therapist
  • Clare McMahon – Speech and Language Therapist
  • Christina Caffrey – Speech and Language Therapist
  • Rachel Maunsell – Occupational Therapist
  • Michelle Woods – Occupational Therapist
  • Miriam El-Mahdi – Occupational Therapist
  • Niamh Brady- Occupational Therapist

Our team will meet with parents initially to go through reports that they have and gain a sense of where their child is at.  They will devise a therapeutic plan based on targeted focused goals but are suitable to your child’s current needs. Parents will be kept up to date around their child’s progress and we will also offer 1:1 parent training sessions where needs in order for everyone to work holistically.

Within the Adult and Child Therapy Centre, your child may receive one or a combination of the following:

  • Developmental Assessment
  • Diagnostic Assessment
  • Individual work with your child from therapists relevant to him/her
  • Group work
  • Pre-school visits
  • Individualized and child centred home programmes
  • Parent training
  • If you’re concerned that your Child has a  developmental delay contact us for an initial appointment to discuss further.

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