Useful Links

The Irish Association of Speech and Language Therapists is the professional association of Speech and Language Therapists in Ireland. It provides up-to-date information for the general public to aid in the understanding of common speech and language disorders and to increase awareness of available services.

CORU is Irelands statutory registration of Health and Social Care Professionals



The Irish Heart Foundation is the national charity fighting stroke and heart disease,

The Volunteer Stroke Scheme operates stroke support groups in various locations around Ireland

Headway provides support and services to people affected by brain injury. It aims to heighten public and political awareness of acquired brain injury and the impact it has on individuals, families and carers.

Different Strokes is a UK based charity providing advice and support for those affected by stroke.



Aphasia Ireland is an Irish charity set up to provide advice and support to people with aphasia and their families.

Speakability is part of the UK’s Stroke Association and provides information on the different types of aphasia after stroke.

Patience, Listening and Communicating with Aphasia Patients An 18-minute video produced by the Richmond, Va Aphasia Group. A good introduction to aphasia.

Parkinson’s Disease

Parkinson’s Association of Ireland is an Irish charity which provided information and advice for those affected by Parkinson’s disease.

Move 4 Parkinson’s Disease is an Irish charity promoting self-management and mindfulness in Parkinson’s disease.

UK Parkinson’s Disease Association is a good website with up to date information and advice for those affected by Parkinson’s disease. 



The Alzheimer Society of Ireland provides dementia specific services and advocates for the rights of people living with dementia. The Alzheimer Society of Ireland also operates a National Helpline offering support to anyone affected by dementia at 1800 341 341.

Understand Together is a national campaign offering information, support, and training for both carers of people with dementia and the general public.