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Your Introductory Discussion with Enda and Val

We are dedicated to sharing what we have learned with parents in need, so that all autistic children can succeed.

Online speech and language therapy - Animated Language Learning

The introductory session is currently being provided to families for a limited period.

The session maybe conducted over the phone or in person at our University research center based on what works best for you.

Want to learn about special needs parenting and our journey with our boys? Click here to see our sister parenting site, Kids Speak!

 

Using animation to teach language: Perspectives from Rebecca Eisenburg

By |August 1st, 2017|Categories: Advocacy, General, In the media, Questions answered|

Using Disney to Encourage Communication and Engagement By Rebecca Eisenberg “Affinity to Capability to Possibility” –from “Life Animated” by Ron Suskind I recently read the inspirational book “Life Animated” (by Pulitzer Prize winner Ron Suskind) [...]

The autism narrative: Gayle MacDonald

By |August 1st, 2017|Categories: In the media, Parent stories, Questions answered|

The autism narrative: Gayle MacDonald As with anyone with a special interest in autism, and particularly as a family with autistic twins, I have more than a passing interest in what's out there about [...]

Innovative family business aims to change the world for children with autism

By |July 26th, 2017|Categories: General, In the media, Questions answered|

Enda and Valerie Dodd’s innovative software solution ‘ALL’, named after their company, Animated Language Learning, is driven by the belief that they can change the world for children with autism and their families. Since [...]

Autism: making a difference in a child’s life

By |July 26th, 2017|Categories: General, In the media, Questions answered|

From ‘Toy Story’ to you: How a Galway family are making a difference on autism Animated language learning programme devised by family at NUI Galway campus company assisting children with autism Tue, Jul 4, 2017, [...]

Behavior management and the summer months.

By |May 24th, 2017|Categories: General, Parent stories, Questions answered|

Behavior management and the summer months. When it comes to an autistic child one of the aspects that strikes the greatest fear in parents is the whole conundrum of behavior management. And what is [...]

Autism and getting out and about with your child

By |May 19th, 2017|Categories: General, Parent stories, Questions answered|

Autism and getting out and about with your child.   With the summer arriving, and the children soon finishing school many parents are speaking to me about getting out and enjoying the summer with [...]

Autistic teenager uses Disney media to create language program

By |April 26th, 2017|Categories: General, In the media, Parent stories, Questions answered|

‘Animated Language Learning’ program reaches 300 families with autism Mary Ann Corrigan, Institute of Engineers Journal With the help of his 19-year-old son, who was diagnosed with severe autism as a child, engineer Enda [...]

Innovative family changes the world for Autistic children

By |April 25th, 2017|Categories: General, In the media, Parent stories, Questions answered|

Innovative family business aims to change the world for children with autism By Declan Varley Galway Advertiser NUI Galway-based start-up founders provide innovative autism speech and language learning programme offering hope to families worldwide, [...]

A day in the life: autism miracles on NUI Galway campus………

By |December 22nd, 2016|Categories: Form Blogs, Questions answered|

A day in the life: autism miracles on NUI Galway campus……… University Press, Galway Ireland Teenager Conor Dodd, diagnosed as severely autistic as a child, now teaches special needs children to communicate. In this [...]

Setting expectations and the autistic child

By |October 19th, 2016|Categories: Form Blogs, Questions answered|

Autism: understanding and setting expectations One of the most important yet least understood areas of special needs parenting is the area of setting expectations. Here Enda and Val talk about some of their experiences getting [...]