UPDATE- Due to the upcoming weather event in Dublin our information evening scheduled for 1 March has been postponed until 14 March 2018.
The Cleft Lip and Palate Association of Ireland (CLAPAI) is hosting an information evening for adults attending cleft services in St James’ Hospital on Thursday, 14 March 2018 at 19:30 in the Clayton Hotel near Liffey Valley Shopping Centre.
The focus for the evening will be on dental work and the experience of adults who have returned to the service or require the service.
Please RSVP on 0871319803 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please note that admission is free and tea and coffee will be served.
The Cleft Lip and Palate Association of Ireland AGM & Information Evening 2017
Thursday 30th November at 8pm, (Doors open from 7.30pm) Clarion Hotel Dublin, near Liffey Valley.
The themes this year are surgery and braces and our speakers are as follows:
1. A Parent’s Guide to Cleft Surgery by Mr David Orr, Consultant Cleft Surgeon, Our Lady’s Hospital, Crumlin & St James’ Hospital.
2. My Experience With Braces by Molly Wade, Lead Singer with The Enzymes.
These will be followed by our AGM, Tea/Coffee & General Chat.
The information evening is an ideal time to meet with other parents, adults born with Cleft and medical professionals. Please come along and enjoy a cup of tea/coffee with us all.
To help us plan r.s.v.p. to email@example.com. Admission is free.
CLAPAI is hosting an informal meeting on Tuesday 16th May in the Louis Fitzgerald Hotel, on the Naas Road. (Link attached. below).
The doors will be open at 7:30 with tea and coffee served. At 8pm we are glad to have parent and committee member Aine Doyle give us a session on ‘First Aid for Toddlers’, Aine is a qualified Emergency First Responder as well as a qualified life guard. Her many qualifications include CFR,CFRA,CFRI,OPF,PFA &EFR. Responding to emergencies is something we think every parent will want to know more about.
Our emergency response session will be followed by a Q&A discussion on common things that affect us as parents of child born with cleft. As a committee we can share our combined experiences but we also want to know where the pressure points are in the service currently.
If you can send any items of specific interest in advance please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
There is no charge for the evening. All are welcome but please send us an email to help us with bookings.
CLAPAI’s Family Day, our most anticipated day of the year, is back for 2017. It will be held from 10am – 4pm on Saturday 17 June at Bay Sports Athlone!
We have planned a fun, active day at this great water park facility for the kids. There is always a great social atmosphere for parents to meet and catch up. The facility has a special baby water park for those under 6.
For further details on change of clothes needed, cost of wetsuit hire or to book please contact us by twitter, Facebook or email.
The Cleft Lip and Palate Association of Ireland Information Evening 2016
Thursday 24th November at 8pm, (Doors open from 7:30), Clarion Hotel Dublin, near Liffey Valley.
8:00pm Welcome & Annual General Meeting
8:20pm “I found speaking pretty hard to do”, The impact of parents, teachers and speech therapists working together
Presented by Angie Dromgoole Mother, Audrey Byrne Teacher, Antonia Hussey SLT and facilitated by Roberta Fleming, Speech Language Therapist, Temple Street, CUH
8:50pm Dental Health getting the Best Results for Children Born with a Cleft
Presented by Dr Eleanor Mc Govern, Consultant Paediatric Dentist,Temple Street CUH
9:20pm Tea/Coffee & General Chat
Information evenings are a great way to meet people so please come along. To help us plan r.s.v.p. to email@example.com. Admission is free.
CLAPAI’s next guest speaker evening will host Henrietta Spalding, Head Of Advocacy, Changing Faces for a discussion on facial difference and how to cope with these.
The event is free admission and will be held in the Centre for Development and Learning, St James’ Hospital at 8pm on 3rd February. Doors will open at 7.30pm and please email firstname.lastname@example.org to register interest.
The Cleft Lip and Palate Association of Ireland annual information evening and AGM will be held on Wednesday 25 November at 8pm in the Clarion Hotel Dublin, near Liffey Valley.
The guest speakers for the evening will be Mr Christoph Theopold, Consultant Cleft Surgeon, Temple Street and Dr Triona Sweeney, Adjunct Professor and Cleft Research Speech and Language Therapist.
All are welcome, admission is free and please contact us if you require further information.
Rugby star Ian Madigan, troche CLAPAI representative Sean Haughey, Professor Triona Sweeney and Anne McGillivary from the Cleft team at Temple Street
Operation Smile and the Cleft Lip and Palate Association of Ireland are partnering to celebrate World Smile Day 2015 on Friday, 2nd October. We will be running several bucket collections around the country.
The confirmed Collection Points for October are… Continue reading
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Event: Family Activity Day
When: Saturday 20th June 2015 from 10:00am to 4:00pm
Location: Lilliput, unhealthy Lough Ennell, Co. Westmeath.
The Cleft Lip and Palate Association of Ireland is delighted to announce a return this year to Lilliput Adventure Centre, located just 10 minutes drive time from Mullingar (GPS Lat 53.445714 Long -7.4351689). Continue reading
When: Thursday 27th November at 8.00pm
(Doors open from 7:30pm)
Venue: Lucan Spa Hotel, order Lucan, ed Co. Dublin
Junction 4A, N4 Westbound (see map below)
The Information Evening Theme is “Speech Therapy for Children affected by Cleft“.
We are delighted to have eminent speaker Dr. Triona Sweeney , Adjunct Professor and Cleft Research Speech & Language Therapist.
Previous Information Evening Audience