Category Archives: Northern Ireland

The Hunt is on in Northern Ireland

The Giving Voice Treasure Trail brought together SLT’s, Speech and language therapy assistants from health and social care trusts across Northern Ireland. On 13 October six trails took place simultaneously in Co Antrim, Co Down and Belfast City Centre. Local MLA, Basil McCrea took part in the trail around Lisburn City, even topping along the way [...]

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Northern Ireland Voice Box Awards 2012

Last year's Voice Box Awards

Do you know any good jokes? Are you the funniest in your school? The Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists is working with the Northern Ireland Assembly to raise awareness of speech, language and communication difficulties. As part of our Giving Voice campaign the RCSLT is running a competition to find the funniest pupils [...]

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Speaker of the NI Assembly Gives Voice to Campaign

On 14 December 2021 RCSLT NI hosted the premiere of the Kings speech at the queens film theatre (QFT) in Belfast  to an audience of art and film critics, service users, CE0s of voluntary organisations and speech and language therapists and assistants from all over NI.  Alison McCullough MBE gave the opening presentation on the [...]

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Giving Voice news from Northern Ireland

Ethan has them laughing in the aisles - Ulster Star, 30 November 2021 and, 3 December 2021 Watch UTV’s report on ‘Voice Box’ Awards 2012-See footage of this year’s young finalists battling it out! Read about the Giving Voice launch in Northern Ireland - Speaker of the NI Assembly Gives Voice to Campaign.   Press coverage [...]

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Northern Ireland Voice Box Awards 2011

The Senate Chamber at Stormont, more used to witnessing political debates, was the setting for the culmination of the RCSLT Giving Voice campaign in Northern Ireland on 8 November 2011. MLAs joined local children from both mainstream and specialist schools, for a fantastic joke-telling competition that celebrated the importance and the fun of communication. It [...]

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Stormont Lobby Event - Sept 2011

Despite severe gales on the day, attendees were not deterred and we had a great turn out. In total 18 Northern Ireland SLTs, one assistant, three students and three service users joined our mass mobilisation event in Stormont Parliament Buildings to lobby 31 MLAs. We would like to say thank you to everyone who was [...]

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