Kate FitzHerbert, Speech & Language Therapist at Sensational Kids, Kildare

Kate FitzHerbert, MSc, Speech & Language Therapist, Kildare

Kate Fitzherbert is an experienced Speech & Language Therapist who joined our speech & language therapy team in Kildare in June 2019.  Kate’s work experience includes working as a Speech & Language Therapist on the Early Intervention Team at the HSE.  Kate also worked at The Asante Centre, in Vancouver, Canada as a member of a multidisciplinary team for the assessment and diagnosis of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) for children and adults, administered assessments to the youth justice population who were referred for an evaluation of FASD by their probation officer and contributed to the Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) team.  In addition, Kate has worked as a Speech & Language Therapist at Treetops Specialist School and College, in Essex,  United Kingdom.

Professional Qualifications

  • 2010-2012: University of Essex, England
    MSc Speech and Language Therapy
    2 year accelerated postgraduate full-time programme
  • 2009-2010: University College Dublin, Ireland
    Higher Diploma in Linguistics
    1 year accelerated postgraduate full time programme
  • 2004-2008: University of Limerick, Ireland
    Bachelor of Arts in New Media and English
    4 year undergraduate full time programme

Professional Memberships

IASLT member (Irish Association of Speech & Language Therapists in Ireland)
CORU (organisation for regulating health and social care professionals)

Continuous Professional Development Courses Completed

 

  • Attended two, two-day Social Thinking workshops delivered by Michelle Garcia Winner (2015/2016)
  • Attended a one-day Executive Functioning workshop delivered by Sarah Ward (2015)
  • Gained an in-depth understanding of the 2005 and 2015 Canadian diagnostic guidelines for FASD
  • Fully qualified Signalong tutor (2013)
  • Fully qualified Elklan tutor (2013)
  • Attended a two-day Nuffield Dyspraxia Course delivered by Pam Williams (2013)
  • Proficient in Boardmaker
  • Proficient in a variety of Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) applications such as Proloquo2Go and GO TALK

 

 

Appointments for Speech & Language Therapy at Sensational Kids, Kildare

 

Appointments are available Tuesday to Saturday at Sensational Kids, Kildare Town

To book an appointment for speech & language therapy with Kate Fitzherbert, phone Sensational Kids on 045 520900