Aoife Tierney

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Sparking Speech
About me
Aoife
Children
AAC, Information Technology/APPS, AURAL REHABILITATION, AUTISM SPECTRUM and related disorders, DOWN SYNDROME and other chromosomal disorders, EARLY INTERVENTION, GROUP THERAPY, HEARING ASSESSMENTS AND THERAPY, HOME VISITS/SCHOOL VISITS, LATE TALKERS/SELECTIVE MUTE, PARENT/TEACHER TRAINING, SPEECH SOUND ERRORS, UNDERSTANDING AND USING LANGUAGE
0838594279
Tierney
Dublin (North City), Dublin (City Centre), Dublin (South City), Dublin (North County), Dublin (West County), Dublin (South County), Kildare, Wexford, Wicklow
0838594279
About my practice
BSc Hons Speech & Language Therapy, 2012, Queen Margaret University Edinburgh

For appointment enquiries please contact Sparking Speech on 0838594279 or at info@sparkingspeech.com.

Aoife is a fully qualified Speech and Language Therapist and a registered member of CORU, the Irish Association of Speech and Language Therapists (IASLT) and Independent Speech-Language Therapists Ireland (ISTI).

Aoife founded Sparking Speech in 2020 with the intention of creating a Speech & Language Therapy practice that provides high quality assessment and evidence-based intervention. Aoife believes in a child-centred approach that allows each child to reach their potential.

Since qualifying in 2012, Aoife has gained a wide range of experience working across a variety of settings including community health clinics, primary schools and early years settings. An expert in her field, Aoife has worked with children and teenagers with a diverse range of communication needs including:

  • Selective Mutism
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Hearing Impairment
  • Developmental Language Disorder
  • Language Delay/ Late Talkers
  • Developmental Verbal Dyspraxia
  • Delayed & Disordered Speech Sound Development
  • Down Syndrome & Other Chromosomal Disorders

 

Continuing Professional Development

Aoife is committed to ongoing professional development and regularly attends seminars and training courses. These have included:

  • Picture Exchange Communication system (PECS)
  • Attention Autism
  • Makaton
  • Shape Coding
  • Maggie Johnson Selective Mutism Training (Modules 1-4)
  • Women & Girls (ASD) Training Course
  • Augmentative & Alternative Communication (AAC) e.g. PODD, LAMP Approach, Communication Books
  • Transcribing the Speech of Children with Hearing Impairment
  • Autism Conferences e.g. The Autism Show, Tony Attwood’s Talks Autism Seminar
  • Language & Literacy: Difficulties & Intervention

Aoife is available to see clients in her Dublin clinic Monday – Friday from 8am – 6pm. She is also available for home and school visits.

Eblana House

11 Eblana Avenue

Dún Laoghaire

Dublin

A96 N7F2