Our Team

Mareike Bartel

Mareike is the founder of Aurore and Senior Occupational Therapist in the centre. She is a fully qualified Senior Occupational Therapist having received her degree in Germany. Since then Mareike has had extensive experience in the area of paediatric OT and completed a wide range of post graduate courses and training in areas such as Sensory Integration.

Professional Courses Completed:
«  Wheelchairs and Assisstive Technology   – September 2005
«  Guiding Teenagers Competence Check   – December 2006
«  NeuroDevelopment Therapy BOBATH, Foundation Level  – March 2007
«  Sensory Integration, Theory and Intervention   – November 2008
«  Handwriting Without Tears The Print Tool   – January 2009
«  Handwriting Without Tears Preschool to 3rd Grade   – January 2009
«  Getting Kids in Sync
«  A Sensory Processing Approach to Challenges Associated with Autism, ADHD, Learning and Behavioural Disorders  – June 2009
«  Guiding Clinicians to Help Kids Eat  – April 2010
«  Developmental Coordination Disorder and Dyspraxia: Assessment and Intervention  – July 2010
«  Sensory Defensiveness: A Comprehensive Treatment Approach by Patricia and Julia Wilbarger – 2011
«  Therapeutic Listening: Listening With the Whole Body  – November 2011
«  Accessing the Power of the Auditory-Vestibular-Visual Triad   – November 2011
« Ethical Animal Use Course – introductory course to animal assisted therapy – February 2013
« Introduction to Building Blocks for Sensory Integration – February 2013
« Module One Lámh Course – March 2013
« Astronaut Training: A sound Activated Vestibular – Visual Protocol  – August 2014
« Disability Inclusion Training  – November 2014
« Infant Massage Teacher – Special Healthcare Needs  – May 2015

The Sensory Integration Perspective May 2015
Sensory Integration Intervention October 2015
Assisted Dog Training January 2016
Touch Therapy for Autism June 2016

Occupational Therapists

Laura Cummins

Laura joined Aurore in March 2015 and has been proven to be an invaluable addition to the team ever since.

She holds an Honours Degree in Occupational Therapy as well as qualifications in Paediatric First Aid and Therapeutic Listening. Laura splits her time between our Enniscorthy and Waterford Clinic. The children love her bubbly and enthusiastic nature which makes for fun, energetic and beneficial sessions.

Speech and Language Therapist

Ailís O’Connor

Donna Stacey

Katie O’Leary

Laura Walsh

Stephen Dunwoody

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