tips and advice

tips and advice

Visual Guide to Explaining Lockdown

The word ‘Lockdown’ can be a little scary or confusing.  So our Speech and language therapy department would like to share a visual guide to help explain what ‘Lockdown’ means 

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Strategies to Manage Anxiety

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Baking a Chocolate Brownie

Its time to get baking with everyone’s favourite Speech and language therapy bakers 👩‍🍳👨‍🍳 Today we have a deviously delicious Chocolate Brownie 🤤🤤😁 Chocolate Brownie Ingredients: 250g quality dark chocolate (70%) 250g unsalted butter 4 large free-range eggs 250g golden caster sugar 2 heaped tablespoons self-raising flour 2 heaped tablespoons quality cocoa powder Method: Preheat […]

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Language Activity of the Day

Our amazing Speech and language Department have created a fun Language Activity of the Day sheet you can do during the coming week. Let us know how you get on 😄 Monday Activity: Play The Bunny Says (Just like Simon Says). Variations: -Have your child point to the body part they want you to touch. […]

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Supporting Parents and Families through the Days and Weeks Ahead

Our Children Services would like to share with you a lot of fantastic information on ‘Supporting Parents and Families through the Days and Weeks Ahead’ you can find the information below or in the pictures 1 | P a g e For the most up to date information on COVID-19, please visit the HSE website […]

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Baking with the Speech and Language Therapy Dept

CRC Transition Programme students together with Mary Jo and Emer from the Speech and Language Therapy Department have been working on developing a cookbook to meet everyone’s needs. For a flavour of some of the recipes and just in time for Easter some of the recipes are attached. The full cookbook will be available later […]

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Remember to Get 60 Minutes of Exercise

All children and young people should be active, at a moderate to vigorous level for at least 60 minutes every day. include muscle strengthening, flexibility and bone-strengthening exercise 3 times a week. ## As these are General Exercises ideas please ensure your child’s safety by supervising your child when doing the exercises. Please provide your […]

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Resources, Links, Shows & Books

Here are some great resources out there for people to have access to while isolating. I would recommend these for the Adults we support and our staff. The first link below is by the far the best resource out there pulling most of the data together. The Head Space and Medication is nice and it […]

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Simple Cocooning Exercises

As these are General Exercises ideas please ensure your child’s safety by supervising your child when doing the exercises. Please provide your child with as much support as is needed.## Our Physiotherapy department would like to bring you some simple exercises you can to do during Covid -19 Cocooning.

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April Activity Calendar

Our amazing Occupational Therapy department has created an April Activity Calendar for everyone. Each day has a fine motor activity and a movement-based activity for children. These are great activities to add to the routine of children. earn 1 point for each activity completed, let us know how many points you have earned at the […]

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