Article Category - "Children with Additional Needs"

Therapeutic Yoga Training : 2 free spaces for parents

Therapeutic Yoga Training : 2 free spaces for parents

Our Therapeutic Yoga Teacher Training course starts this weekend.

We have two spaces left and would like to offer them for free to parents of children with ASD, Dyspraxia – DCD, Down Syndrome or SPD.

The course runs over 2 weekends the 18 &19 June and the 8 -10th July, we would ask that parents who would like to apply for the free space be available on all the dates involved.… Read more

Posted on June 15, 2016

Musical Mini-Jam & Baby Jam

Musical Mini-Jam & Baby Jam

Join our ever popular Music classes for toddlers & babies. Great for kids who are walking steadily up to 3.5 years old. Mini Jam is a fun and interactive music, singing, and movement class starts at 10.30am each Friday and 10.30am on Wednesdays.

We also run a class for babies at 11.30am on Fridays a fun and interactive music, singing and movement class for 0 to wobblers. A great place to rock out with your little bundle & meet new mums.… Read more

Posted on October 15, 2014

Helping your child to “take turns”

Some children find it difficult to wait their turn in an activity. Learning to take turns is an important  skill that your child will need to learn from home, school and other social activities. In preparation for our next Social skills & dramatherapy workshop, starting on 30th of March I have put together these tips.

Some suggestions are:

1. Using Jenga blocks, begin to build one block at a time. “My turn to build a block now it’s your turn my turn” and follow through with the ‘doing’.… Read more

Posted on March 19, 2014

Affordable Craniosacral Therapy Appointments

Affordable Craniosacral Therapy Appointments

Feb 15th is now fully booked with a waiting list.  Mar 22nd is booking up fast also.

Are you interested in affordable Craniosacral Therapy? The elbowroom set up the CST Foundation to support families of children who need ongoing Craniosacral treatment who can no longer afford it. Parents and siblings are also encouraged to attend.

On Saturday 15th February from 10am-5pm.  We have 1 hour appointments available for families on a donation basis (min €10) with a team of Upledger trained craniosacral therapists.… Read more

Posted on February 5, 2014

Teach children how to speak in public

Teach children how to speak in public

While public speaking comes naturally to some, for many it is a very daunting experience.  Whatever the ability, public speaking is an acquired skill and needs patience and reassurance.

Children should to be encouraged to participate at their own level and build their skills from an early age.   The best way to teach this skill is with practice and lots of it. Encourage your child to talk about a topic they enjoy, a family holiday, favourite film or activity.  … Read more

Posted on January 21, 2014

Affordable Craniosacral Therapy Appointments

Affordable Craniosacral Therapy Appointments

Are you interested in affordable Craniosacral Therapy? The elbowroom set up the CST Foundation to support families of children who need ongoing Craniosacral treatment who can no longer afford it. Parents and siblings are also encouraged to attend.

On Saturday March 22nd from 10am-5pm.  We have 1 hour appointments available for families on a donation basis (min €10) with a team of Upledger trained craniosacral therapists.

Many common childhood conditions can be helped through the use of Craniosacral Therapy.… Read more

Posted on January 20, 2014