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At Down Syndrome Cork, we understand that individuals with Down syndrome have unique needs when it comes to speech and language development.  We have a team of two full time specialised Speech and Language Therapists who are supported on occasion by external contractors.  Our therapists are experienced in the area of speech and language development for people with DS.  Our therapists work on a one-to-one basis or if appropriate in group settings.

We have outreach programmes in West Cork and East Cork. 

Our therapists cover:

  • Speech and Articulation
  • Oral Motor Skills
  • Understanding of Language
  • Expression of Language
  • Social Skills
  • Alternative and Augmentative Communication (e.g. Lámh signs, using pictures or objects to support communication)
  • Teacher training courses
  • Communication skills relevant to school and supporting learning
  • Communication skills in relation to daily activities and involvement in the community
  • Liaison with school /work environments
  • School programmes
  • Assessment  
  • Pre-literacy skills.

    If you would like to enquire about Speech and Language therapy please complete our enquiry form


    ADDRESS

    Unit 1A Ballincollig Enterprise Park, 
    Innishmore, Ballincollig, Co. Cork P31 E822​

    FIELD OF DREAMS

    Clash Rd, Curraheen, Cork, T12 XH4C
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