Young Ballymun

IMH online Masterclass

The Infant Mental Health Strand are delighted to tell you about the successful ‘maiden voyage’ online of our IMH Masterclass. We weren’t sure how to convert an experiential in-person two-day training to an online platform. In the end, we made a decision to provide the …

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Talk & Play Everyday in the Garden

The Infant Mental Health Strand were delighted to get our Talk & Play Everyday group started back again in GLAS community garden in May 2021. Talk & Play Everyday is a parent and toddler(12-24mths) group running weekly on Thursday mornings in Ballymun.  Due to Covid 19 …

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“Every baby is different and has many ways to tell us what they would like us to do. The NBO provides the baby with a ‘voice’” Dr. T. Berry Brazelton In December 2020, Youngballymun funded two of its own staff and two staff from the …

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Youngballymun’s Oral Language Forum: “Connecting Words and Worlds”

The Oral Language Forum has been facilitated by Youngballymun since 2010.  Youngballymun initiated this inter-agency and multi-disciplinary forum to collaborate on oral language development in prevention and early intervention areas. Since then there has been approximately two Oral Language Forum meetings per year.  The Oral Language Forum supports a community of professionals …

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Youngballymun and Ballymun Child and Family Resource Centre Halloween School’s Out Collaboration

Youngballymun and Ballymun Child and Family Resource Centre Halloween School’s Out Collaboration Youngbalymun’s Language and Literacy team have been really busy since September with our colleagues from the Ballymun Child and Family Resource Centre (BCFRC). Together we created a wonderful Halloween Schools Out Programme.  From …

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Wilderness Explorers Planting Party

During the lockdown we had an opportunity to work with Global Action Plan Ireland (GAP) funded through ESB Energy for Generations fund to offer our Wilderness Explorer Planting Party Workshops to 34 families reaching 71 children. We held a number of workshops on zoom with …

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