Róisín O’Sullivan, Speech & Language Therapist at Sensational Kids, West Cork

Róisín joined our team at Sensational Kids at our child development centre in Clonakilty, West Cork, having graduated with an honours degree in Speech and Language Therapy from the National University of Ireland, Galway in 2020.

Róisín has experience working in a variety of settings and has amassed a wealth of varying skills in busy demanding environments. Róisín has experience working with clients of all ages. She has worked with children in both primary care settings and disability services. Róisín has also worked with adults in an acute hospital and in a residential centre for adults with an intellectual disability. Róisín has planned and conducted both individual and group intervention. Róisín has worked with different health care professionals and teachers and has participated in teacher and parent training sessions to provide them with strategies to support communication and language development. In addition, Róisín has experience in the assessment and treatment of feeding, eating, drinking, and swallowing (FEDS) difficulties. Róisín was involved in the implementation of the new FEDS guidelines in an acute hospital. She provided education and training on The International Dysphagia Diet Standardisation Initiative to staff and to clients and their families.

Róisín has always been very interested in working with children with disabilities. She really enjoys working with children, their parents, and others in their environment such as their teachers, to help support the child and work on the goals identified by the client and their family.

 

Professional Qualifications

Bachelor of Science in Speech and Language Therapy 2020, 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

  • Building Blocks for Sensory Integration (2021)
  • Hanen More Than Words (2021)
  • PECS Picture Exchange Communications System (2021)
  • HSE COVID-19 Cultural Diversity (2021)
  • HSE Intercultural Awareness E Learning Programme (2021)
  • HSE First Steps in Ethnic Equality Monitoring (2021)
  • HSE Communicating with People who have an Intellectual Disability (2021)
  • HSE COVID-19 Assessment and Recognition Among People with Intellectual Disability (2021)
  • HSE Introduction to Traveller Health (2021)
  • HSE Breaking the Chain of Infection (2020)
  • HSE Introduction to the International Dysphagia Diet Standardisation Framework (2020)
  • HSE Managing Feeding, Eating, Drinking and Swallowing in People with an Intellectual Disability (2020)
  • Hear Me! Communication Awareness Training (2020)
  • HSE An Introduction to Children First (2020)
  • HSE Manual Handling and People Handling e-learning Theory Module (2019)
  • Lámh Module One (2019)
  • Disability Awareness Training (2018)
  • Conversation Partner Training (2018)

 

Appointments for Speech and Language Therapy at Sensational Kids, Clonakilty, West Cork

 

Appointments are available at Sensational Kids, West Cork Technology Park, Clonakilty, Co Cork

To book an appointment for Speech and Language therapy for your child just phone Sensational Kids on 023 887 8208