We All Make Mistakes & that’s okay!

One thing in life that is certain, everyone makes mistakes. Even those of us that strive for perfection, we will still make errors from time to time. Instead of being hard on yourself; see each mistake as a stepping stone.   We learn from mistakes Making a mistake is NOT the end of the world. Making a mistake means that we can correct ourselves and start over. We learn from the misstep and avoid making the same choice

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7 Tips for Being More Positive

1. Find your Positive Soundtrack! Make sure you sing along and tap your feet to each beat to maximise benefits.   2. Make a Positive box, page or file. In this box/page you can put things that make you smile, lift you up when you are feeling low or need grounding.   3. Challenge negative thoughts with positive ones. Start training your mind to pick out the positives in every negative situation.   4. Talking; It’s okay to talk In times of

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Connecting for Life – Cork Workshops

About Connecting for Life is the national strategy for suicide prevention from 2015 to 2020. It sets out the Irish Government’s vision for suicide prevention and the expected outcomes and actions that will be taken to prevent suicide and self-harm in Ireland. Connecting for Life Cork is based on the same vision and goals as the national strategy. Unfortunately, Cork city has one of the highest rates of suicide in the country,  and it is time something is done

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Top Speech and Language apps

Apps can be a great way for children to practice a variety of skills and are a great way for children to communicate. It can be very frustrating for children with autism when they can’t find the right words or pronunciation to communicate, hopefully these apps will provide some source of help. Below are a list of 4 Apps recommended by speech and language therapists to help children with autistic spectrum disorders.   Name: Lámh Time Price: €19.99

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