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Extra Support at School

Season 1, Ep. 2

Do you have a child who may be having difficulty in primary school? It’s so hard to know where and how to start with something like this. You want to take the right steps, have access to the appropriate services if needed, to be heard.

In today’s episode we are talking about what to do if you think your child may need a little help in school. We are delighted to welcome Dr Clara O Byrne to discuss this and to share her thoughts. Dr Clara O Byrne is a Chartered Psychologist with an expertise in the areas of Education, Positive Parenting particularly for children with additional needs, and Positive Psychology Coaching for well-being. Her interests include; responding to and coping with diagnosis of additional needs, transition from primary to post-primary and promoting psychological well-being, resilience and self-compassion in young people. She is passionate about the importance of inclusive and strength-based approaches in schools.

This is a great opportunity for parents to get the information about where to start and what to do if they feel their child may require additional support in school. Dr Clara has also kindly prepared a download detailing some of the steps she’ll be discussing today. This will be available from our website Dr Clara O Byrne (corkchildrensclinic.com)

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