THE EDUCATION, PSYCHOLOGY AND THERAPY CLINIC

 

Early Intervention Services 0-5 years

Getting a good start in life…. matters.

PSYCHOLOGY, THERAPY AND TRAINING FOR CHILDREN AND
YOUNG PEOPLE, PARENTS AND PROFESSIONALS

Early Intervention Matters..

Why does Early Intervention Matter? The science is very clear….. the brain is most flexible and learns more easily when children are young. If possible, getting intervention between 0-5 years is best.

Early Intervention Psychology

Early intervention services for children aged 0-5 years

Early Intervention Pschology Assessment 0-5 years €720

An Early Intervention Assessment evaluates how a young child is developing in a range of areas including play, problem-solving, personal-social development, language and basic processing. Assessment at this stage of development enables parents, creche leaders and preschool teachers to put intervention in place when it matters most.

It includes a detailed exploration of developmental milestones and early history, a formal developmental test (The Griffiths Mental Development Scales 3), and assessment of social functioning, emotional regulation skills and behaviour. In addition, this test includes screening for a range of conditions, including ADHD, Autism Spectrum Disorders, trauma, attachment, and much more. Each assessment and report is tailored to what the family requests.

Parental Consultation €250

This is an opportunity to meet with an early intervention specialist to discuss your concerns, ask questions, and put a plan in place for your child. This consultation included a brief report which will be shared with you after the appointment, and wil include recommendations and next steps. 

Therapy and Support for 0-5 year olds €85 to €165

The psychology and psychotherapy team offer a range of evidence-based psychology and psychotherapy supports to help very young children develop and process their feelings and skills. Therapists draw upon a range of tools such as:

• Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
• Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy
• Play
• Art
• Music
• Mindfulness
• Talk therapy
• Behavioural therapies
• Solution focused therapies
• Video therapies

Psychologists and Therapists use a family – systemic approach, which means they respect and work with the systemic world of the child. This usually involves the child’s family, educational placement or sometimes other healthcare professionals.

Speech and Language Therapy

Early intervention services for children aged 0-5 years. 

Speech and Language Therapy Assessment €490

Early intervention speech and language therapy assessments explore a child’s developing expressive, receptive and pragmatic language skills. You will meet with the therapist, speak with them. Then they will spend time with your child. You will receive a report with the results and you will receive recommendations and a support plan.  

Individual Speech and Language Therapy €110

Early speech and language therapy intervention can really help your child to learn to communicate. We offer individualised therapy sessions and social communication sessions. 

We also offer the renowned Hanen Program – which is widely recognised as one of the most evidence – based interventions.   

Hanen Program €700

This is an evidenced-based programme recommended by the HSE and the NHS for children  under 5 years. Research studies have shown that children’s communication skills improve when parents learn how to use this programme’s strategies to support their child’s language
development.

Occupational Therapy 

Occupational therapy services for children aged 0-5 years.

Occupational Therapy Assessment €610

Early intervention occupational therapy assessment will clearly identify your child’s motor, sensory and adaptive day to day needs and strengths. You will be provided with recommendations and a support plan in a detailed occupational therpy report. 

Occupational Therapy Intervention €110-€165

Early intervention occupational therapy will help your child develop their motor, sensory, and day to day skills.  Ongoing support will help you monitor how they are progressing, and provides you with activities to work on at home.

Early Intervention Team Assessment From €2200

A Team Early Intervention Assessment evaluates how a young child is developing in a range of areas including motor, play, problem-solving, personal-social development, language and basic processing. Assessment at this stage of development enables parents, creche leaders and preschool teachers to put intervention in place when it matters most. It provides a detailed strengths and needs profile and home programs for parents and teachers to work from. The focus is not on diagnostics (e.g. testing for Autism) but this can be added on if parents wish. 

It includes a detailed exploration of developmental milestones and early history, a formal developmental test (The Griffiths Mental Development Scales 3), and assessment of social functioning, emotional regulation skills and behaviour. Depending on the disciplines involved, formal speech and language or occupational therapy developmental assessments will also be carried out. In addition, this test includes screening for a range of conditions, including ADHD, Autism Spectrum Disorders, trauma, attachment, and much more. Each assessment and report is tailored to what the family requests.

You can include:

2 disciplines (Psychology AND Occupational Therapy OR Speech and Language Therapy)

3 disciplines (Psychology AND Speech and Language Therapy AND Occupational Therapy)

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Email

info@eptclinic.ie

Address

Unit B&C 2nd Floor, Block B, The Smithlands Centre, Waterford Road, Loughboy, Kilkenny, R95 E44N

Hours

Mon – Fri: 9am – 5.30pm

Psychology Assessment

 
An Early Intervention Psychology Assessment (1-5 yrs) €700:

An Early Intervention Assessment evaluates how a young child is developing in a range of areas including play, problem-solving, personal-social development, language and basic processing. Assessment at this stage of development enables parents, creche leaders and preschool teachers to put intervention in place when it matters most.

It includes a detailed exploration of developmental milestones and early history, a formal developmental test (The Griffiths Mental Development Scales 3), and assessment of social functioning, emotional regulation skills and behaviour. In addition, this test includes screening for a range of conditions, including ADHD, Autism Spectrum Disorders, trauma, attachment, and much more. Each assessment and report is tailored to what the family requests.

 

Speech and Language Therapy Services

 
Review or Brief Early Intervention Speech and Language Therapy Assessment (1-5 years) €350:

 

A brief Early Intervention Assessment is an initial evaluation of your child’s speech and language skills, and their communication and interaction skills. It is an initial measure of how they are progressing, and it provides you with a home program to work on at home.

This assessment can also take the form of a review assessment if your child has already been seen before by a Speech and Language Therapist (for example in the HSE). The review may look at pragmatic skills, or a brief review of language skills (e.g. receptive skills or parental consultation re communication options/PECS etc.). Again, the brief report will include a home program to work on.

 

Occupation Therapy Services

 
Review or Brief Early Intervention Occupational Therapy Assessment (1-5 years) €400:

 

A brief Early Intervention Assessment is an initial evaluation of your child’s motor, sensory, and day to day skills. It is an initial measure of how they are progressing, and it provides you with a home program to work on at home.

This assessment can also take the form of a review assessment if your child has already been seen before by an Occupational Therapist (for example in the HSE). Again, the brief report will include a home program to work on.

 

Team Early Intervention Assessment

 
A Team Early Intervention Psychology Assessment (1-5 yrs)

 

A Team Early Intervention Assessment evaluates how a young child is developing in a range of areas including motor, play, problem-solving, personal-social development, language and basic processing. Assessment at this stage of development enables parents, creche leaders and preschool teachers to put intervention in place when it matters most.

It includes a detailed exploration of developmental milestones and early history, a formal developmental test (The Griffiths Mental Development Scales 3), and assessment of social functioning, emotional regulation skills and behaviour. In addition, this test includes screening for a range of conditions, including ADHD, Autism Spectrum Disorders, trauma, attachment, and much more. Each assessment and report is tailored to what the family requests.

You can include:

2 disciplines (Psychology AND Occupational Therapy OR Speech and Language Therapy) €1000

3 disciplines (Psychology AND Speech and Language Therapy AND Occupational Therapy) €1400

 

Play Therapy Services

 
Initial Play Therapy Parental Consultation: €120
Play Therapy Sessions: €60

 

What is Play Therapy?

Play therapy is a form of Psychotherapy which uses a child’s most basic form of communication, play. This approach is used with children and adolescents to express their feelings in an appropriate manner. Within the playroom a safe, non- judgmental environment is created focusing on the relationship between the child and therapist.

In play therapy, the child takes leads and the therapist observes. This encourages free expression and the child is in charge of their own process. It is believed that children have the inner desire for emotional wellness and through this child centred approach the therapist trusts the child will bring what they need to achieve this to the play room.

When there is a disruption in the child’s development, play is used as a method to work through it. Children often struggle to put into words exactly how they are feeling. In the playroom the child uses the toys to communicate and play out their struggles. In other words, play is the child’s language and the toys are the words. In this way, a developmentally appropriate approach can be used to best suit the needs of the child.

 

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