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2 Day Residential Break for
Parents of Children with a Cochlear Implant Connect, Learn, Share! 2 Day Residential Break for Parents of Children with a Cochlear Implant 2013

It has been confirmed that:

Mairéad Dempsey,
Clinical Psychologist on the Cochlear Implant Team at Beaumont Hospital

will present information regarding ‘Parenting and it’s Challenges’.
Claire Sheehan,
Visiting Teacher

will present information on: ‘The Early Support Monitoring Protocols for Deaf Babies and Children’, Choosing a Pre–School or National School and The Role of the Visiting Teacher.

The weekend is aimed at parents of
pre–school children with a cochlear implant.

The topics we hope to cover are as follows:

  • Empowering parents to make choices
  • Preparing children for preschool
  • School issues
  • Role of Visiting Teacher
  • Positive Parenting: including items such as toilet training and behaviour.
  • Role of DeafHear and how it can help!
  • Communication in the home
  • Talk from adult/ older teen with CI
  • Group sessions and discussions
  • Technical session – loop system, etc.

Parents /Guardians of Pre–School Children with a Cochlear Implant

Saturday 2nd & Sunday 3rd November 2013

The Heritage Hotel, Portlaoise, Co Laois

Seminar: Funded by DeafHear & Our New Ears

Payable by participants to the hotel at check–out €150 DB&B (2 people sharing) €105 DB&B (1 person)

Places are Limited so Please Book as Soon as Possible!


Resources for this event

Booking Form CI Parents Seminar November 2013

Adobe Acrobat 

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For more information or to send the booking form, please contact Siobhán Egan.

P: 061 467494,
F: 061 467497,
M: 086 6052205,
Siobhán Egan, Family Resource Worker,, Pery Street, Limerick.

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