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Ade Byrne

Private Speech and Language Therapist


Ade is a fully qualified Speech and Language Therapist with current membership of the Irish Association of Speech and Language Therapists (IASLT). Ade graduated from University College Dublin with a Bachelor Degree in Social Science in 2001. In addition she received a Master’s Degree in Speech and Language Therapy from the University of Limerick in 2005.

Experience:
Over the course of her professional education, Ade has gained a substantial amount of experience working with paediatrics with varying communication difficulties. Ade has previously worked with children in the community setting in the HSE and with children presenting with Specific Speech and Language Impairments (SSLI) in a Language Class. Within these roles Ade has liaised closely with the child and his / her family and other health care professionals to develop holistic therapeutic goals in her treatment of communication disorders of varying severity and complexity. Ade has significant experience in running talks for parents and other professionals on the different areas of speech and language. 

Areas of speech and language that Ade works on include:

  • Communication difficulties
  • Child language delays / disorders
  • Child speech delays / disorders
  • Specific Speech and Language Impairment (SSLI)
  • Stammering
  • Auditory Processing
  • Vocabulary development
  • Phonological awareness / pre literacy skills
  • Autism
  • Intellectual Disability

Ade is trained in Hanen "It Takes Two To Talk" programme and the Picture Exchange Communication Programme (PECS). In addition, she has attended Michael Palin Parent Child Interaction (PCI) training for young children who stammer. She also attended training on Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBI) which focuses on teenagers who stammer. 

If you would like a free telephone consultation or are looking for an appointment you can contact Ade on 0868602485 or by email at speech1.therapy@gmail.com