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Book now for June 18th Webinar ‘From Despair to Hope – A Clear Vision of Neurodiversity in a Confusing World Using NVR’

Hosted by NVR Ireland and the East Coast NVR Practitioner’s Network, this webinar was jointly organised in memory of our colleague and dear friend, Catrina Scanlan, RIP.

The webinar takes place on Friday 18th June from 9.30am to 12pm

Relevant to both parents and NVR practitioners, the webinar features the experiences of a (now adult) child with ADHD raised in a family where NVR was employed, in addition to the experiences of a parent, from learning and practising NVR, to becoming a qualified NVR practitioner.

See flyer below to book your place

NVR Ireland Steering Committee sets new policy

A new policy to address requests for NVR during the COVID 19 crisis was launched by the Steering Committee of NVR Ireland in April 2020. The policy can be downloaded and used by practitioners trained in NVR as adopted in Ireland.

As mentioned in the policy, couples and families have been obliged to spend a lot more time in each other’s company than we have been used to; for some couples and families, this has led to an increase in tensions and to abuse at home. There have been requests for protocols for NVR trained practitioners so that we can provide NVR support over the phone and/ or on line during this national health emergency. This has led to the development of some guidelines for using NVR over the phone/ on-line when working with families.

To download the completed policy please click here: Facilitating Remote NVR for Parents during COVID 19 crisis – April 2020

NVR Ireland Network

The Steering Committee of NVR Ireland announced the creation of the NVR Ireland Network. More information to follow however anyone interested is encourage to contact Chair Dr. Declan Coogan or Secretary Eileen Lauster through details on the People page.

Two Irish Times articles by Dr. Declan Coogan

Below are two links for articles by Dr. Coogan in the Irish Times. In both articles he mentions ways to help improve a parent’s relationship with their child.

6 Aug. 2017- https://www.irishtimes.com/life-and-style/health-family/parenting/our-15-year-old-son-has-us-living-in-fear-1.3161259
15 Aug. 2017- https://www.irishtimes.com/life-and-style/health-family/parenting/what-will-i-do-in-september-when-she-has-to-go-back-to-school-1.3180529