Speech & Language Therapy

Kerry SLT, Scotia Clinic

Tralee, Kerry


086 156 4494

Kerry SLT - David O' Shea

Senior Speech & 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 University College Cork and is currently completing a Masters by research degree in the area of autism spectrum disorders (ASD) in Munster Technological University Kerry. David has completed numerous placements working with both children and adults across paediatric community care clinics, brain injury services, hospitals, rehabilitation units and schools.

David has previous experience working with Autism and Intellectual Disability services in St Joseph’s Foundation, Charleville, Cork and East Limerick Childrens Services, as well as academic experience as a Problem Based Learning Tutor for 1st year Speech and Language Therapists in training in University College Cork.

Training Completed

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

Our Team & Partners

Our experienced and highly skilled therapists are registered with CORU and IASLT. CORU is Ireland’s multi-professional health regulator and IASLT is The Irish Association of Speech & Language Therapists. Our therapists are also committed to continuing professional development (CPD) and attend ongoing training courses and seminars to stay up to date on new treatments and therapy developments.

In addition, our therapists hold individual and peer supervision groups and research journal clubs.