Kildare children will benefit from specialised Therapists in Schools and Pre-schools

Senator Anthony Lawlor welcomes the announcement that Kildare children will benefit from a pilot project of providing therapy services in a number of schools and pre-schools.

The 150 schools and pre-schools selected are located within HSE Community Healthcare Organisation (CHO) Region 7 which includes West Dublin, Kildare, and West Wicklow. The schools and pre-schools were chosen to be representative of the overall educational system and include settings in disadvantaged areas, large, small, urban and rural schools and pre-schools as well as those with differing special educational needs.

These schools and pre-schools will receive the support of 19 speech and language therapists and 12 Occupational Therapists. The NCSE will also recruit 2 National Co-ordinators to manage the project. €2.25m is being allocated to Phase One of the project in 2018.

“Parents always tell me that they would like to see a more joined-up approach to delivering services that are tailored to their child’s needs. This model will bring together therapists and educational professionals who have until now often operated separately” Senator Lawlor said This also allows a focus on early intervention which can have a transformative impact on a child’s progression. It is important to be able to give our children the best possible start in life.”

Kildare  Happy Days Community Childcare, CDP Woodstock Street, Athy, Co Kildare 
  Tiny tots Preschool, Flinters Estate Community Building, Flinters Close, Athy, Co Kildare. 
  Traveller support group, Little Angels Childcare, Mount Saint Mary’s, Athy, Co Kildare. 
  Tir na Nóg ECCE, Model Court, Geraldine Road, Athy 
  Newbridge FRC, Dara Park, Newbridge, Co. Kildare 
  Amanda’s Playschool, Hickorys, 51 Moorefield Drive, Newbridge, Co. Kildare 
  Rainbow Brite,  866 Piercetown, Newbridge, Co. Kildare 
  Tots Roseberry Hill The Bungalow, Moorefield Road,  Newbridge 
  Phils School Around the Corner Playgroup, 1 The Drive, Abbey Farm, Celbridge, Co. Kildare 
  Vivienne’s playschool, 12 The Drive, Abbey Farm, Celbridge, Co. Kildare 
  Memory Lane Preschool, Room 3, The Mill, Celbridg, Co. Kildare 
  Happy Days, The Green, Oldtown Mill, Celbridge Co Kildare 
  Kidz at Play, 15 Newton Hall, The Grove, Maynooth, Co Kildare 
  Seasaws Playschool, 48 Royal Meadows, Kilcock 
  Maynooth Day Nursey, 14 Parklands Court. Maynooth, Co Kildare 

 Primary Schools 

16707I  Kildare  Scoil Náisiúnta Naomh Pheadar  Monasterevan  Co Kildare 
17341U  Kildare  Maynooth Boys’ National School  Moyglare Road  Maynooth 
00779U  Kildare  Presentation Girls Maynooth  Maynooth   Co Kildare 
18378C  Kildare  Scoil Náisiúnta Naomh Ioseph  Baile Ailbhir  Kilcullen 
17995V  Kildare  Scoil Náisiúnta Oilibhear Plunglead  Killina  Carbury 
07790U  Kildare  Churchtown National School  Churchtown  Athy 
18179T  Kildare  Scoil Naisiunta Bride Lackagh  Lackagh  Monasterevan 
16302F  Kildare  St Brigid’s National School  Ballysax  The Curragh 
18430B  Kildare  Scoil Náisiúnta Baile Roibeaird  Baile Roibeaird  Nas Na Riogh 
17968S  Kildare  Ursaille Naofa  Teach An Da Mhile  Naas 
16706G  Kildare  St Joseph’s National School  Kilcock  Kilcock 
13350B  Kildare  Scoil Bride  Athgarvan National School  Curragh Camp 
15870O  Kildare  Scoil Chonnla Phadraig  Newbridge  Co Kildare 
18654A  Kildare  Caragh National School  Caragh  Naas 
18288B  Kildare  Scoil Mhichil Naofa  Athy  Co. Kildare 
20271T  Kildare  Scoil N Naomh Uilig  Rickardstown  Newbridge 
06209J  Kildare  Athy Model School  Tomard  Athy 
13328I  Kildare  St Patrick’s National School  Morristown  Newbridge 
19995I  Kildare  North Kildare Educate Together School  Celbridge  Co Kildare 
19897I  Kildare  Scoil Uí Riada  An Bhánóg  Cill Choca 
19550Q  Kildare  Ballymany Junior National School  Newbridge  Co Kildare 
18449W  Kildare  St Conleth’s National School  Derrinturn  Carbury 

 Special Schools 

19277B  Kildare  St. Annes Special School  Ballymany Cross,    The Curragh 
18455W  Kildare   St. Marks Special School  Piercetown  Newbridge 

 Post Primary Schools 

91505T  Kildare  St Wolstan’s Community School  Ballymakeely  Clane Rd 
61681V  Kildare  Patrician Secondary School  Naas Rd  Newbridge 
61691B  Kildare  Scoil Dara  Church St  Kilcock 
70691C  Kildare  Confey Community College  Captains Hill  Confey 
70730J  Kildare  Ardscoil Rath Iomgháin  Rathangan  Co Kildare