Our Consultants

Our Consultants

Sinéad Elwood: Speech and Language Therapist

Sinéad has many years experience working with children aged between 0 and 18 years of aged with generalised speech and language delays and disorders, global developmental delays, learning disability and autism spectrum disorder. Sinéad has worked in health care organisations and voluntary bodies in Ireland including Early Intervention and School Age disability teams and PCCC speech and language therapy services.

Sinéad is trained in speech sounds disordes, LÁMH, Kaufman Speech to Language Protocol, Derbyshire Language Scheme, Elklan, Scerts, PECS, Attentioon Autism, ADOS2 Hanen, DIR Floortime, Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC), Dysphagia. Sinéad is committed to continuous professional development.

Sinéad is CORU registered and a member of the Irish Association of Speech and Language Therapists (IASLT).

Natalie Halloran: Occupational Therapist

Natalie is a CORU registered senior children’s Occupational Therapist with a specialist interest in Autism and Sensory Processing. Since graduating in 2003, she has worked in the UK and Ireland  in a variety of education and community settings, supporting children in developing skills which are important to them, and their families.

She is an advanced practitioner in Therapeutic Special Yoga, certified in DIR Floortime and coordinates a range of specialist trainings for parents and staff.

Dr. Helena Lydon: Behavior Analyst

Helena is a graduate from NUI, Galway having completed a Masters in Applied Behaviour Analysis and a PhD in Applied Behaviour Analysis. She is a chartered Psychologist and a certified Behaviour Analyst with the Behaviour Analyst Certification Board®. She has worked for fifteen years as a Behaviour Therapist and Senior Behaviour Specialist with children and adults in Intellectual and Developmental Disability Services, and with private children’s residential care service providers, throughout Ireland. Helena has extensive experience of working in early intervention and pre-school based settings to support children with Autism Spectrum Disorder as well as children with additional needs.