Claire O'Loughlin

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Clare Speech Therapy
About me
Claire
Adults
Children
AAC
Information Technology/APPS
AUTISM SPECTRUM and related disorders
CLEFT PALATE and other craniofacial disorders
DOWN SYNDROME and other chromosomal disorders
EARLY INTERVENTION
FEEDING/SWALLOWING/EATING disorders
GROUP THERAPY
HOME VISITS/SCHOOL VISITS
LATE TALKERS/SELECTIVE MUTE
PARENT/TEACHER TRAINING
SPEECH SOUND ERRORS
STAMMER/STUTTER
UNDERSTANDING AND USING LANGUAGE
083 1839839
O'Loughlin
Clare
Galway
Limerick
CARER TRAINING AND SUPPORT
DOWN SYNDROME AND CHRONIC COGNITIVE DISABILITIES
GROUP THERAPY
HEAD INJURY/REHABILITIATION
HOME/NURSING HOME VISITS
SPEECH SOUND ERRORS
STAMMER/STUTTER
SWALLOWING DIFFICULTIES
VOICE DIFFICULTIES/PUBLIC SPEAKING
083 1839839
About my practice
2010 NUI Galway

A native of Ennis, Claire O'Loughlin graduated from NUI, Galway in 2010 and completed her postgraduate certificate in the 'Management of Dysphagia' at the University of Ulster in 2011. Having worked in private practice for three years, Claire founded Clare Speech Therapy in 2014. Claire is committed to providing a high-quality service within her local community and helping individuals of all ages and levels of ability to reach their full potential.

Since 2010, Claire has worked in a range of clinical settings: community clinics, preschools, primary and secondary schools, special schools, nursing homes, hospitals and long term care settings. Claire has provided services to children and adults with a vast range of communication and swallowing difficulties, such as: language delays, articulation/phonological (speech) impairments, receptive and expressive specific language impairments (SLI), stammers and voice disorders. Claire has also worked as a guest lecturer for Phonology on the MSc in Speech and Language Therapy at the University of Limerick.

Claire has a particular interest in the area of Autism Spectrum Disorders and early intervention. Claire has presented her research into parents’ experiences of an early intervention service at the Annual Down syndrome Ireland ‘Study and Tell Day’ in 2010 and the IASLT Biennial Conference 2011. Her research paper has been published in the 2011 issue of the Journal of Clinical Speech and Language Studies.

 

Claire is committed to continuing professional development and has attended numerous courses including 'Feeding Difficulties and Sensory Issues' (The Sensory Integration Network), Floortime: DIR Model (Training Ways), The Autism Diagnostic Observational Schedule (ADOS-2) training, PECS training, Lámh training, “Everything you need to know about a baby’s mouth for good feeding, speech and mouth development” (Diane Bahr), Laryngeal Manual Therapy (specialist adult voice training) and cervical auscultation dysphagia training.

Contact Claire directly on 083-1839839
or info@clarespeechtherapy.ie or visit www.clarespeechtherapy.ie

I am currently working on a part-time basis, as part of my extended maternity leave (2016/2017). My apologies for any inconvenience caused by longer waiting times and limited availability during this time.Your patience is greatly appreciated.

Roslevan Shopping Centre, Tulla Road, Ennis, Co. Clare