Hello! My name is Dervla and I am a qualified early years educator, montessori teacher and social care worker. I am based in Naas, County Kildare.
I am qualified with BA Montessorri Education St Nicholas, BA HONS Social Studies, HDip Early Childhood Education.
I have extensive experience in working with Autism, Sensory Difficulties, and Down Syndrom and I am competent in using Lamh, PECS, social stories and other visual supports.
I have over 12 years experience working in Special Education with children aged 4 to 18 and with varying skills, needs and abilities.
I’ve worked with many families in schools and their homes providing support and meeting educational and social needs.
I’m trained in Lamh, have experience with PECS and am also first aid trained.
I’m available for working with individuals on their social skills, going out in the community and to settings; learning skills that will promote independence.