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IASLT Current News

IASLT Statement on the role of the SLT in Mental Health Teams.

Please find the newly released IASLT statement on the role of the Speech and Language Therapist in Mental Health Teams attached below. ... [read the full story]

All Ireland Institute of Hospice and Palliative Care Education Network Update

The latest edition of the ‘Education Network Update (MONTH 2014)’ from the All Ireland Institute of Hospice and Palliative Care (AIIHPC) Education Team is now available on the AIIHPC website.   This includes Items from AIIHPC, ... [read the full story]

CONNECT Making Communication Access a Reality

This course aims to improve knowledge of access issues and challenges faced by people with communication difficulties. It supports professionals to gain skills and confidence to allow them to improve key aspects of their practice in order to make the... [read the full story]

International Parkinson’s Empowerment Summit, 3rd October 2014

Move4Parkinson’s is collaborating with the US-based Davis Phinney Foundation to develop a best-in-class educational event with internationally recognised experts in neurological conditions like Parkinson’s disease.  The event wi... [read the full story]

Survey Request -Speech & Language Therapy for the Irish Transgender Community:

Please see the following survey request from member Rachel Moore;   Speech and Language Therapy Services for the Irish Transgender Community: Current Resources and Perceived Training Needs. As a qualified Speech and Language Therapist (... [read the full story]

SSLI Position Paper Survey

Reminder from the working group who are currently working on a position paper for SSLI to please assist by completing their survey. The survey can be completed on behalf of a team or by individual SLTs. The working group are really eager to hear... [read the full story]

First Fortnight - Fundraising Events

IASLT member Una Begley is fundraising for a charity related to mental health and communication - First Fortnight   First Fortnight; a charity-based organisation with the expressed aim of challenging  mental health prejudice thr... [read the full story]

Representative required for the Palliative Care Clinical Care Programme

The implementation workstream of the Palliative Care Clinical CAre Programme requires another SLT to work alongside our current representative. To ensure we are part of the decision making process relating to changes in health care service ... [read the full story]

Four Reps required for an HSCP Implementation group

The Health and Social Care Professionals Implementation group for the Acute Medicine Clinical Care Programme requires four representatives from SLT. One of these reps will join the steering group and the other 3 are required on the dif... [read the full story]

Survey for IASLT SSLI Position Paper 2014

Please see the letter below from the working group who are currently working on a position paper for SSLI. Your assistance would be greatly appreciated. Dear colleagues, We are writing to appeal for your assistance in completing the a... [read the full story]

Latest Career Opportunities

SIG Training Day for Members

The Specific Speech & Language Impairment SIG and the Multiculturalism & Multilingualism SIG are hosting a joint training day for their members Date: Monday January 26th 2015  Venue: Parish Centre, Portlaoise ... [read the full story]

University of Limerick seek Speech & Language Therapy Researcher 0.6 FTE

The University of Limerick. Faculty of Education & Health Sciences, Department of Clinical Therapies, seeks applications for the post; Speech & Language Therapy Researcher This s 0.6FTE position with specific purose. Salary 50,134-54... [read the full story]

Healthcare Economics: Connecting the Dots

The ISCP, AOTI and IASLT have secured funding from the HSE to run a one day Healthcare Economics: Connect the Dots Workshop. The workshop will be provided by the Institute of Public Administration (IPA). This specially designed one day workshop draws... [read the full story]

Locum Senior Speech & Language Therapist St Vincent's Hosptial

The post of Locum Senior Speech & Language Therapist for the adolescent services at St Vincent’s Hospital, Fairview. This post is for six months with a whole time equivalent 0.22.  It is hoped to provide the service with either one ... [read the full story]

Hanen Talkability Workshop

2 places remaining for Hanen Talkability! The Irish Association of Speech and Language Therapists (IASLT) is pleased to announce that one Hanen Talkability (TA) Workshop is scheduled to take place on the 5th and 6th of September, 2014. This is due... [read the full story]

Senior Speech & Language Therapists Required for Voices for Down Syndrome Galway

Voices for Down Syndrome Galway currently have a number of vacancies available  for Senior Speech & Language Therapists. These positions will be based in our  clinic in NUI Galway.   Positions Available:  Full-... [read the full story]

Peer Supervision for SLT & OT Managers

The IASLT and AOTI have received funding from the HSE to run one final "Peer Supervision for Managers" workshop. This workshop is for OT and SLT managers interested to learn more about peer supervision and to establish and engage in pe... [read the full story]

Videofluoroscopy Analysis in Adult Dysphagia- A Basic Course Tallaght Hosptial

Reminder regarding Tallaght Hospital Department of Speech & Language Therapy 2 day workshop in October 2014 on Videofluoroscopy Analysis in Adult Dysphagia- A Basic Course. This workshop will be held on the 9th and 10th of October with ... [read the full story]

Dr. Joe Duffy, 2 Day Workshop Tallaght Hospital September 2014

Applications open for Dr. Joe Duffy,  Differential Diagnosis and Management of Acquired Motor Speech Disorders 2 Day Workshop Tallaght Hospital Speech & Language Therapy Department is pleased to  accept applications fo... [read the full story]

The Speech centre Speech and Language Therapist - Basic Grade

The Speech Centre is recruiting a full-time Basic Grade SLT to be based in our Killarney branch, starting at the end of September. Applications are welcome from qualified SLTs who meet the following criteria; Applicants should have at least one... [read the full story]

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