Hilary O' Neill
Email: [email protected]
Address: Level 2 Avoca Building, Rathcoole Co. Dublin (just off N7)
About my practice
Hilary O’ Neill qualified with an honours degree in speech and language therapy from Trinity College Dublin in 2003 and has been working as a speech and language therapist for the past 20 years. She is an expert in her field and has completed multiple post graduate training. She was awarded a distinction in a Masters in Human Communication in City University London in 2013. Her research on late talkers was later published in the International Journal of Speech, Language and Hearing research. She has also completed postgraduate certificates in ‘Research advances in Developmental Language Disorders’ from UCC in 2005 and ‘Speech Sound Disorders’ from UL in 2006.
She has practiced as a paediatric speech and language therapist across a number of services and has extensive experience working in clinics, preschools, schools and specialist educational settings. Hilary has also lectured on speech sound disorders in the University of Limerick.
Hilary is highly experienced in the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of children with a range of communication difficulties. She is passionate about supporting communication in children and works closely with their parents and schools to achieve maximum gains. She strives to deliver an individualised, motivating and engaging therapy programme to help children maximise their communication potential.
Hilary works with children with the following profiles, late talkers, speech and language delays, speech sound disorders, developmental language disorders and autism spectrum disorders and has completed multiple additional training courses in these areas. Additional training completed includes: Hanen More than words, DIR Floortime, SCERTS, LAMH, PECS, Parents Plus 0-6 programme Lidcombe, Attention Autism Derbyshire MSc modules in specialist treatment for speech sound disorders,
Availability: Monday to Thursday 8.30-5.30pm
Qualification: BSC Trinity College Dublin 2003, MSC Human Communication London 2013