Kelly Martin joins Caint Portmarnock Speech Therapy Team

Kelly Martin recently joined the CAINT Speech Therapy Team in February 2016. Kelly is currently working between the Naas and our new Portmarnock Speech Therapy clinic. Our Portmarnock Speech Therapy Clinic opens on the 1st June 2016. Before obtaining a Masters in Speech and Language Therapy from the University of Limerick, Kelly graduated from the Dublin Institute of Technology with an Honours degree […]

CAINT Adult Voice Clinics

CAINT are delighted to announce that Nicole Kennedy is joining the CAINT team as a highly experienced Senior Speech and Language Therapist. Nicole will be offering evening adult voice clinics at our Naas clinic. Nicole will also be provided home and nursing home based services to adults with acquired communication disorders such as stroke, Parkinsons, Dementia and other neurological conditions. Nicole has […]

Caint Speech Therapy Nenagh Clinic

Caint Speech Therapy will open it’s newest clinic at First Floor, Unit 2 Cudville, Nenagh on Monday 13th October. Caint Speech Therapy is run by Catherine Sheahan, a native of Nenagh. Catherine opened her first speech and language therapy clinic in Naas in 2009 and since then has opened clinics in Carlow and Kilkenny. Catherine and her team are recognised for the […]

Signs of Speech and Language Disorders

Signs of common speech and language disorders in adults and children between birth to 4 years of age, an important stage in early detection of communication disorders: Children and Youth Does not interact socially (infancy and older) Does not follow or understand what you say (starting at 1 year) Says only a few sounds, words, or gestures (18 months to 2 years) Words […]

Parkinson’s Disease and Speech Therapy

What is Parkinson’s Disease (PD)? Parkinson’s Disease (PD) is a progressive, neurological condition. It is predominantly characterised by difficulties with body movements, known as ‘motor symptoms’ – the most identifiable being tremor. Parkinson’s Disease most often occurs after the age of 50 and is one of the most common nervous system disorders of the elderly. The disease is caused by the slow […]

Brian Cody opens Caint Speech Therapy Clinic in Kilkenny

Caint Speech Therapy opened it’s latest clinic at 13 Upper Patrick Street Kilkenny on the 9th September. Many thanks to Kilkenny Senior Hurling Manager and Principal of St Patrick’s De La Salle Presentation Boys National School Brian Cody who officially opened the clinic. It was a busy day for Caint as we held our Open Day in Kilkenny the same day and […]

Aphasia and Speech Therapy

What is Aphasia? Aphasia is a term used to describe certain language difficulties that may result after a stroke or brain injury. It may result in a limited ability to use language effectively. Aphasia can refer to problems with spoken language (talking and understanding) and written language (reading and writing). Aphasia occurs when there is an impairment affecting the understanding of language, the expression (production) of […]

Dyslexia and Speech Therapy

Dyslexia What is Dyslexia? Dyslexia is a specific learning difficulty which makes it difficult for some people to learn to read, write and spell correctly. The British Dyslexia Association (2007) state that  ‘Dyslexia is a learning difficulty that mainly affects the development of spelling, reading and writing and language related skills’. Dyslexia is caused by an impairment in the brain’s ability to […]