Scroll to read some featured IASLT statements and pre-budget submissions, you will find a full library listed further down the page.
Speech and Language Therapists are a highly skilled, flexible, and valuable part of the health and social care workforce. Speech and Language Therapy transforms lives by assisting people to achieve their communication and swallowing potential.
Having observed the establishment of the Enhanced Community Care Networks (ECCNs) and with learning available from the first ECCN pilot areas, it is timely to consider the experiences of the SLT community currently working within Enhanced Community Care Network (ECCN).
IASLT sought feedback from our members and the wider SLT community during this consultation process. Overall, while feedback is generally very positive among the speech and language therapy community in Ireland, regarding this document and the overall AP Framework.
Speech and Language Therapists are a highly skilled, flexible, and valuable part of the health and social care workforce. Speech and Language Therapy transforms lives by assisting people to achieve their communication potential.
Ballyboden GAA senior hurler Karl Reddy (23) is raising awareness of Developmental Language Disorder (DLD) for international #DLDday on Friday 14th October 2022!
IASLT recently met with the Secretary General in the Department of Education. While we support and advocated for the return of Speech and Language Therapists to Special Schools we were also clear that it should not impact on the resourcing and service provision to Community Disability Network Teams.
IASLT have today issued a statement and have identified a number of key concerning themes; 1. Clinical Risk due to the absence of Clinical Governance and lack of Clinical Pathways. 2. Absence of specialist pathways and clinical specialists. 3. Scope of practice.
IASLT is committed to playing its part in ensuring that the voice of people who have communication disorders are heard in our society. IASLT highlights this, not only through promoting universal access to speech and language services, but through our advocacy and representation efforts.
The Irish Association of Speech and Language Therapists (IASLT) welcomes new service developments that will enhance access to services and clinical outcomes.
The communication disability Aphasia has garnered much media attention recently. In recent coverage, it has been inaccurately described as a cognitive disorder.
The Irish Association of Speech & Language Therapists, welcomes the Mental Health Commission’s confirmation that the Inspector of Mental Health Services will conduct an independent review of Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) nationally.
Written in response to the consultation call on behalf of IASLT by Aoife Carolan MIASLT & Dr Molly Manning MIASLT
The Irish Academy of Audiology and Irish Association of Speech and Language Therapists have today issued a joint statement on the Use of Clear Face Masks.
IASLT welcomes the level of support received nationally from the public and various County Councils – in response to proposals to install communication boards in playgrounds.
The IASLT endorse the views of the expert group who have made a number of recommendations in relation to the mental health act
Joint statement regarding experiences of the Health Service Executive Assessment of Need Preliminary Team Assessment process.
IASLT response to publication of Sharing the Vision: A Mental Health Policy for Everyone (Dec 2020)
In 2013 the IASLT participated in a joint submission with The Association of Occupational Therapists in Ireland (AOTI) and The Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists (ISCP), titled Submission to ISA Review Consultation Process.