Olive graduated with a BSc (Hons) in Clinical Speech and Language Studies from Trinity College Dublin. She is a full member of the IASLT and is registered with the ISTI. Olive has over 5 years experience working with children with speech, language and communication difficulties, including those with a diagnosis of autism, down syndrome and other developmental delays. She has completed further training in Auditory Processing, PECS, PROMPT, Hanen and Lámh and is dedicated to continuing professional development in order to ensure her interventions and practices are up-to-date and most effective.
She is highly competent in the assessment of communication difficulties, and has a wealth of experience implementing speech, language and communication programmes for children, teenagers and adults with communication difficulties. Over the last 5 years, she has worked with clients who are verbal and non-verbal and therefore is experienced in augmentative and alternative communication. Olive is committed to working as part of a multi-disciplinary team and has worked alongside psychologists, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, teachers and specialists in behaviour.
If you child is experiencing difficulty with any of the following:
- Speech Sound Development
- Oral-Motor Difficulties
- Speech Delay
- Language Difficulties in both Pre-School Children and School-Age Children
- Specific Language Impairment (SLI)
- Autistic Spectrum Disorders
- Social interaction skills
- Cleft Palate
- Voice Disorders
At the end of this assessment, we will be able to give you an idea of the therapy that is needed to improve this area of speech that your child is finding difficulty in.
When we discuss a plan for therapy, you can decide which therapy option is best for your child. You may not choose to visit each week and scheduling can be done every 2 weeks with parents given specific goals to work on between sessions.
Olive also works with Pre-Schools and Primary Schools in
-Offering a day of Assessments
-Delivering group therapy
-Delivering Communication programmes for children and staff.
For further details on the services that Olive provides contact us @ email@example.com