Speech & Language Therapy

Kerry SLT, Scotia Clinic

Tralee, Kerry

Kerry SLT - David O' Shea

Practice Manager/Senior Speech and Language Therapist

David O' Shea

David joined Kerry Speech and Language Clinic in November 2016. He obtained his undergraduate Honours Degree in Speech and Language Therapy in 2016 from University College Cork. David completed his Masters by research degree examining "Parents' experiences and expectations of Speech and Language Therapy services for autistic children in Munster" in 2022 from Munster Technological University, Kerry Campus. David has completed numerous placements working with both children and adults across paediatric community care clinics, brain injury services, hospitals, rehabilitation units and schools.

Training Completed

2022- Meaningful Speech Spontaneous and Natural Communication for children who are Gestalt Language Processors
2021- Palin Parent-Child Interaction Therapy for Early Childhood Stammering
2021- PECS Level 1 training
2021- Ohana Zero Suicide Awareness Training
2020- University of Limerick Online Practice Educator Training
2020- “Support Communication In Children” - oral presentation to Munster Technological University Kerry Early Years Education students
2020- DIR 101-An Introduction to DIR® and DIRFloortime®- Interdisciplinary Council on Development and Learning
2020- Sensory Integration Network- Introduction to Sensory Integration Difficulties
2020- Liberator LAMP words for life app training
2020- Apraxia Kids-“What to do when they’re two! Assessment and Treatment of children between the ages of two and three with suspected childhood apraxia of speech”
2020- Teletherapy Bootcamp (On-Demand)- Essentials and Best Practices for School-Based/In-Home Service
2020- Ann Parker Practice Education Workshop-Interactive workshop for Practice Educators, University College Cork
2019- Autism Special Interest Group Study Day
2019- Early Start Denver Model Parent talk, Tralee
2018- Children First E-Learning Programme: National Guidance for the Protection and Welfare of Children and the Children First Act 2015
2017- Paediatric Feeding Course Crumlin
2017- Selective Mutism Course
2017- Irish Association of Speech and Language Therapists (IASLT) Conference
2016- Lámh Module 1 Add on for Communication Partners of Adults who use Lámh
2014- Conversational Partner Scheme Programme
2014- Lámh Module 1