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Therapy & Intervention

Therapy & Intervention

Welcome to the Irish Autism Action links library. Here you will find an extensive list of links to websites on autism, Asperger syndrome and related issues from around the world.

Please note:

The resources on this website are provided for your help and information only. They are sites maintained by other groups, organisations and individuals and these links are provided in good faith. The presence of a link does not  necessarily imply that IAA endorses or supports the originator(s), nor does the absence of a group simply that IAA does not support it.

IAA cannot be held responsible for any damage or loss caused by any inaccuracy or inconsistency in linked sites/pages, nor does it have any jurisdiction over the content of these resources or their accessibility.
All sites are checked for autism relevance and information content prior to publication here but given the nature of ease of updating on the web, we cannot be held responsible for the quality of the information provided.

If you have found anything in any of these sites which you believe to be offensive, please contact the Web Editor, quoting the URL of the website and of the page on the IAAI website from which it was linked, and the link to the site will be reviewed. Also if there are links that you have found useful and would like to be added to the Library please let us know.

Home Tuition:

You can find information on your local SENO here.

Parenting:

So, what exactly is autism? Autism is a developmental disability that affects certain aspects of behaviour, including interacting with others. It works on a spectrum. This means that while all autistic people share similar traits, they will be affected in different ways and at differing severity. Below is new page on autism dedicated to help raise awareness and sign-post support options: http://www.counselling-directory.org.uk/autism.html


Solamh – has been established by two experienced clinicians  to to provide therapeutic interventions to enhance other behavioural, psychological and harmacological interventions.

Koemba – offers a coaching approach to parenting, which gives practical tools and insights to support parents to create more enjoyable and fulfilling family life. We offer  parenting courses and also training for professionals and leaders working to support parents.

Counselling Directory, dedicated to help raise awareness and sign-post support options: Click Here

Speech and Occupational Therapy:

Sensational KidsSensational Kids is a registered charity that provides family centered therapy and educational services for children of all abilities in our state of the art occupational therapy centre in Kildare. Other services at Sensational Kids, such as educational psychological assessments, reading tuition, craniosacral therapy, play therapy and orthoscopics, are provided at as low a price as possible because Sensational Kids is a not for profit organisation.

They also have a really good online shop.


Advance Therapy Systems – private therapy clinic providing occupational and speech therapy treatment to children of all ages and diagnoses. They offer reduced cost sessions for Irish Autism Action members.

The Elbowroom – The Elbowroom and Irish Autism action recently established a partnership for the benefit of members of IAA. The Elbowroom provides OT, SLT, Sibshops and Dramatherapy to families who are members of IAA at a reduced cost. Full details of the costs and services can be downloaded here.

Caroline Winstanley – An independent Speech and Language Therapist, practising in Dublin with ten years experience of therapy with children having communication difficulties. Specialises in individuals on the autistic spectrum, and those who are non-verbal. Provides best-practice autism diagnostic assessments for both children and adults to Irish Autism Action’s Solas Centre; several HSE areas; and private clients. The assessment is fully multi-disciplinary: all aspects of the assessment are carried out by a clinical psychologist and a speech & language therapist using ADOS-2 and ADI-R tools. Cognitive, Speech & Language and Occupational Therapy assessments can also be provided.

Music Therapy


Ceol Ireland – Their programmes cover all curriculum strands and units, introducing listening & responding, composing, performing, musical concepts and music literacy

Allergy Testing:

Fitzwilliam FoodTEST Clinic offer reduced cost allergy tests for IAA members.

Educational Psychologists:

Dr. Sara Jane Flynn Chartered Child and Educational psychologist,D. Ed Psych, Grad. Dip Psych, B. Sc, BPSV. Dublin area – http://drsarajaneflynn.wordpress.com/

Impartial information which assists decision making on all types of therapies, interventions and medication options – http://www.researchautism.net/pages/welcome/home.ikml

Psychotherapy.

For children/teens with AS/ASD. Dr Brendan Byrne.