Aoife Curran

BSC (HONS), MSC (HONS), MRCSLT, HCPC registered, CORU Registered

Qualifications

  • BSc (Hons) Clinical Speech and Language Studies
  • MSc (UCL) Human Communication Science
  • Registered member of the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists (MRCSLT)
  • Member of the Irish Association of Speech and Language Therapists (IALSLT)
  • Registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)
  • Registered with CORU
  • BSc (Hons) Clinical Speech and Language Studies

From County Kerry, Aoife qualified as a Speech and Language Therapist from Trinity College Dublin in 2001 and subsequently completed a MSc in Human Communication Science at University College London.

Aoife has worked as a Speech and Language Therapist for 20 years, first in community clinics in Ireland and then for 15 years in the NHS in a variety of settings and at team leader level. These settings include community paediatric clinics, mainstream primary schools, specialist language resources, and children’s centres. She has also worked alongside paediatricians in diagnostic clinics for Autism Spectrum Disorder, providing second opinions.

Deeply committed to providing families and schools with a flexible speech and language therapy service along with her colleague Suzanne, Aoife established West London Speech and Language Therapy (WLSLT) in 2007. This has grown into a highly successful independent practice that provides assessment and therapy services for families and also delivers into 40 primary schools, secondary schools and further education settings across West London. Aoife is at the forefront of her field and deploys the latest evidence-based research in her practice.

Aoife has returned to Ireland partly for family reasons but also to share her specialist knowledge with Irish clients and have a positive impact on their quality of life. Her areas of interest are early intervention for young children < 3years, dysfluency (stuttering), social communication difficulties, speech sound difficulties, delivering a whole school approach to supporting speech, language and communication needs (SLCN) in schools.

Aoife is mum to Fiach (October 2014) and Conall (October 2017)