Professional Practice News

Professional Practice News

WHO guidance --Rehabilitation for Post COVID-19 Condition

The International Association of Communication Sciences and Disorders (IALP) played a big part in ensuring that symptoms of relevance to speech and language therapists, phoniatricians and audiologists were included in this guidance.


ACS Special Issue - extended submission deadline


Posted: 23 August, 2022

Advances in Communication and Swallowing - Special Issue Invitation - Technology and Aphasia

Technological advances are being harnessed to develop novel and exciting approaches to the assessment, rehabilitation, management, and selfmanagement of aphasia. Technology provides platforms for peer-support and advocacy with, and for, people living with aphasia.

Posted: 06 July, 2022
Community News

IASLT's Response to comments made at the Committee on Disability Matters, in the Oireachtas

IASLT recently wrote to Prof Mac Lachlan in response to comments made at the Committee on Disability Matters, in the Oireachtas. Please see a copy of the letter attached.

IASLT AGM 2022 - Free Members Event

Notice of IASLT AGM 2022

AGM Formal Notice to Members and Registration The Irish Association of Speech and Language Therapists (IASLT) encourages all members to participate in the Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Thursday, May 26th 2022. The meeting will be held virtually.

Posted: 04 May, 2022
IASLT Press Release: Aphasia Awareness

IASLT Press Release: Aphasia Awareness

The communication disability Aphasia has garnered much media attention recently. In recent coverage, it has been inaccurately described as a cognitive disorder.

Posted: 13 April, 2022
IASLT Community News

What is Aphasia?

There has been significant media focus nationally and internationally on aphasia given the recent statement detailing actor Bruce Willis diagnosis of aphasia. This focus has shone a welcome public light and gives us an opportunity to promote awareness and understanding of Aphasia.

Posted: 31 March, 2022
Professional Practice News

Did you miss our DSS event?

Many thanks to everyone who virtually attended our 'Decision Support Service: What, When and Why' event recently. Since the event concluded, we have been inundated with requests from people who were unable to make it. The recordings of interviews and videos are now available.

Posted: 04 April, 2022
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Posted: 15 February, 2022
IASLT DLD Press Release

IASLT DLD Press Release

Ballyboden GAA senior hurler Karl Reddy (23) is raising awareness of Developmental Language Disorder (DLD) for international #DLDday on Friday 14th October 2022!

Posted: 07 October, 2022
Invitation to Decision Support Service live event

Invitation to Decision Support Service live event

Join us online at 11am on Friday, March 11 for a live in-studio event to learn about the Decision Support Service (DSS), when it will be operational, and why it is being set up.  The DSS is being established by the Assisted Decision-Making (Capacity) Act 2015.

Posted: 01 March, 2022
Assisted Decision Making (Capacity) Act 2015

Assisted Decision Making (Capacity) Act 2015 - Status Update

February status update on the preparations for the commencement of the Assisted Decision Making (Capacity) Act 2015. Please share this amongst your teams and representative groups. If there is further information you would like to have included for the next update in March please advise.

Posted: 01 March, 2022
DSS codes consultation and panel recruitment

DSS codes consultation and panel recruitment deadlines

Consultation on the codes of practice and panel recruitment deadlines

Posted: 07 February, 2022
ICCMS invitation to submit expression of interest

HSCP Reps-Integrated Community Case Management System Work Streams

Expression of Interest!

Posted: 17 February, 2022

Assisted Decision Making Updates

The Assisted Decision Making (Capacity) Act 2015 is due to commence in June 2022

Posted: 04 February, 2022
Free HSE Webinar For IASLT members

Safeguarding and restrictive practice within Intellectual Disability services

See recording link for Safeguarding and restrictive practice within Intellectual Disability services. Recorded on 1st February 2022 from the National Quality Improvement Office, Community Operations - Disability Services.

Posted: 02 February, 2022

IASLT, PSI and AOTI Statement on AON Preliminary Team Assessment.

Joint statement regarding experiences of the Health Service Executive Assessment of Need Preliminary Team Assessment process.

Posted: 15 June, 2021

Advances in Communication and Swallowing (ACS)

Advances in Communication and Swallowing is the official journal of the Irish Association of Speech & Language Therapists (IASLT)

Free webinars

HSCP Office Webinars

Did you know that a number of webinar recordings & associated presentations including "Making Difficult Conversations" are now available to members

IASLT Members

The National Dementia Office Autumn 2021 newsletter

Read about IASLT Member Suzanna Dooley's work on SLT pathways for dementia


Calling SLTs interested in Global Health & Social Inclusion issues, nationally and globally, from CPIDHD.

Chartered Physiotherapists in International Health and Development (CPIDHD) is a multidisciplinary special interest group open to all CORU registered HSCPs.

Posted: 12 January, 2022
National HSCP update

National HSCP Office Update: Launch of Telehealth Toolkit and Practice Examples Document.

The HSCP has two new telehealth resources developed by the National HSCP Office.

Posted: 19 April, 2021
Policy Brief

Policy Brief: Optimising stroke care for living well with aphasia.

Launch of new policy for people with aphasia in Ireland, led by IASLT Member Dr. Molly Manning.

Posted: 12 January, 2022
Resources Available

HSE Disabilities Quality Improvement Team - Webinar Friday, 12th March 2021.

This event is now over- however the new national documents for disability services are available to members.

Posted: 18 April, 2022