Danni Hayes, Speech and Language Therapist, Mayo

Danni joined the team at Sensational Kids child development centre in Claremorris, Co Mayo having graduated from the National University of Ireland, Galway in 2020 with an honours degree in Speech & Language Therapy. During her final year of university, she completed a placement with a prominent disability service in Galway that provided services to both adults and children with additional needs. During her time there Danni worked with children with a variety of needs including children with Autism and Down Syndrome. Danni also has experience working with a range of age groups, from early language groups to elderly patients in stroke units. In the past Danni has worked in a range of settings including language classes, special schools, primary care clinics, hospitals, and adult disability day service centres. Danni is qualified in Lámh Module One and has experience using Lámh with both children and adults with intellectual disabilities. Since graduating she has further developed her skills and recently completed training in Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS).

Danni enjoys working as part of a team and has experience working in collaboration with other speech and language therapists, occupational therapists, teachers, SNAs, key workers and parents/guardians to provide the best care possible for her clients.


Professional Qualification

2020 BSc. (Hons) Speech and Language Therapy, NUIG (National University of Ireland Galway)


Professional Memberships

Member of IASLT (Irish Association of Speech and Language Therapists)

CORU (Organisation for Regulating Health and Social Care Professionals)


Continuous Professional Development Courses Completed

  • Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule, Second Edition (ADOS-2) Clinical Training (2021)
  • Picture Exchange Communications System (PECS) (2021)
  • HSE Informing and Supporting Families of Children with Disabilities (2020)
  • HSE Managing Feeding, Eating, Drinking and Swallowing in People with an Intellectual Disability (2020)
  • Hear Me! Communication Awareness Training (2020)
  • Lámh Module One (2019)
  • Derbyshire Language Scheme (2019)
  • Disability Awareness Training (2018)
  • Conversation Partner Training (2018)

Appointments for Speech and Language Therapy at Sensational Kids, Claremorris, Co Mayo


Appointments are available at Sensational Kids, Lakeside Retail Park, Claremorris, Co Mayo

To book an appointment for speech and language therapy for your child , phone Sensational Kids on 094 9357005