Who we are
Senior Speech & Language Therapist
Limerick Speech and Language Therapy is managed by Laura Hogan, Senior Speech and Language Therapist. Laura graduated from University College Cork with a B.A.hons in Applied Psychology in 2003 and a Masters of Science in Speech and Language Therapy in 2006. Laura completed her training in Adult acquired neurological Dyphagia from the Adelaide and Meath Children's Hospital, Dublin in 2008.
Laura has extensive experience working with both children and adults with a variety of communication impairments in acute hospital, outpatient rehabilitation, community,
Limerick Speech and Language Therapy is committed to evidence based practise. Laura is committed to continuing professional development and has completed extensive training to include LÁMH, PECS (Picture exchange communication system), the Lidecombe program, the Nuffield Dyspraxia program, Autism Diagnostic Observation Scale(ADOS), Elklan, Solution focused brief therapy, family centred practise, Hanen, talktools, auditory integration training, Caroline Bowen Speech sound disorders, Parkinsons conference, IASLT conferences among others.
Laura is a member of the Irish Association of Speech and Language Therapists and is fully registered with CORU.
Carrie has experience working with a variety of clients with speech, language, communication and feeding, eating, drinking and swallowing (FEDS) needs in primary care and acute care settings. Carrie has worked with a variety of client groups including those with speech sound delays/disorders, language delays/disorders, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Aphasia, Dementia, Parkinson’s, Dysphagia, and Dysarthria. Carrie is trained in Communication Partner Training and LAMH module one.
Carrie values the implementation of evidence-based practice in providing optimal, holistic and person-centered care to all clients.
Sophie studied Speech and Language Therapy BSc. (Hons) at the University of Galway and is trained in best practice of assessment, intervention and management of communication disorders and Feeding, Eating, Drinking and Swallowing (FEDS). Sophie’s qualification is recognised by the regulating Health and Social Care Professional body (CORU) and Sophie is a member of the Irish Association of Speech and Language Therapists (IASLT).
Sophie has gained valuable experience in working with clients with speech, language, communication, and swallowing needs in a variety of settings including the childhood disability network teams, hospital settings and in primary care services. Sophie has experience working with a range of client groups including children and adults with Speech Sound Delays, Speech Sound Disorders, Language Delays, Developmental Language Disorder (DLD), Autism Spectrum Disorder, Global Developmental Delay, Intellectual Disabilities, Voice Disorders, Aphasia, Dysarthria and Dysphagia.
Sophie has completed Communication Partner Training and is trained in Lámh modules one and two. Sophie is a trained user of the Derbyshire Language Scheme. Additionally, Sophie is a certified trainer of the ‘Hear Me!’ Communication Awareness Training Program. Sophie is passionate about providing an evidence based, holistic and family centered service to her clients.
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