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Child In Speech Therapy doing speech and language therapy

Providing Quality Speech and Language Therapy Services

The Speech Sound Clinic welcomes you from wherever you are in the country. Oonagh and Kate are both independent speech and language therapists, who collaborate on different projects throughout the year.  We created The Speech Sound Clinic as a digital space to share helpful information through our blogs and our social media content, as well as a space to highlight our individual services. Our mission is to enable more clients to access quality speech and language therapy, either in person or through teletherapy.  We care about evidence based, quality therapy and how we can achieve the best possible outcomes together. Contact us today and see how we can help.


Exceeding Expectations One Child at a Time

At The Speech Sound Clinic we provide our clients with access to evidence based therapy, always striving to achieve the best results for your child.  We provide therapy in a location that is most convenient for you and your child; from clinic based sessions, to home visits, to school consultations and one-to-one therapy. 

At The Speech Sound Clinic we provide speech and language assessment and therapy to children with a range of speech, language and communication difficulties:


-       Late Talkers

-       Down Syndrome

-       Developmental Disorders

-       Developmental Language Disorder (DLD)

-       Autism Spectrum Disorder

-       Speech Sound Disorders

-       Stammering

-       Early Intervention

-       School-Age Language Disorders.

 We strive to provide therapy that is fun, interactive and engaging for your child.  Above all, our therapy approach is child-led and individualised for your child's needs.

To learn more about speech and language development, click the link below.


Online Training and Parent Community

Oonagh is excited to announce that her new online parent training and community has launched.  This is an inclusive online learning platform tailored for parents of autistic children. Benefit from the expertise of a Speech and Language Therapist, while joining a close-knit community of supportive parents. Navigate 8 enriching modules, equipping you with the tools to enhance your child's communication skills and language skills, including a module on Gestalt Language Processing.  Together with an Occupational Therapist, we explore the links between sensory regulation and language acquisition.

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Self Paced Online Training Modules

Across 8 modules, you will gains skills that will empower you to target important speech, language and communication skills in your home.

As well as discussing important language areas such as gestalt language processing, the course collaborates with an Occupational Therapist to provide a comprehensive and holistic overview of skills.

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8 Weekly Group Zoom calls

You will also gain access to 8 weeks of group Zoom sessions.  You will become part of a nurturing and supportive group of like minded parents, where we discuss ideas, celebrate wins and engage in informative Q & A.. These will be based on what you have learned in the training and how you are implementing it in your home.

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Private Facebook Group

You will get access to a private Facebook group, so we can create a safe and welcoming community. 

Have a Look  Here for Details


Meet Our Speech and Language Therapists



Oonagh qualified as a Speech and Language Therapist from the University of Limerick in June 2013.  Prior to this, she obtained an MSc in Applied Behaviour Analysis from the University of Ulster, Coleraine and subsequently gained certification as a Board Certified Behaviour Analyst (BCBA). 


Oonagh has gained considerable clinical experience working with children with a variety of paediatric diagnosis: Autism Spectrum Disorder, Cerebral Palsy, Muscular Dystrophy, children with speech sound disorders/delay, Developmental Language Disorder (DLD and previously SLI), younger children with language delay, as well as Dysfluency (stuttering). Oonagh is qualified in Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS) - Level 1, LAMH - Level 1, SCERTS, and has attended an Attention Autism course, as well as a 3-day workshop on Social Thinking methodologies with Michelle Garcia Winner.  Oonagh has recently trained as an NLA Trained Clinician from Meaningful Speech, an organisation that specialised is working with children who present as gestalt language processors.

Oonagh is a full member of the Irish Association of Speech and Language Therapists, a registered member of CORU, and a registered Board Certified Behaviour Analyst.

CORU Number: SL015304

Registered Company: Oonagh Mac Mahon Speech and Language Services LTD                             086 4049215


Kate Delaney Speech and Language therapist

Kate qualified as a Speech and Language Therapist from the University of Limerick Masters Programme in June 2012. Prior to that she studied Early Childhood Studies BA (Hons) at Carlow Institute of Technology. 

Kate has gained considerable experience working with children with autism in a variety of settings since 2007. 

Kate has carried out research, developing an assessment for Irish children with word finding difficulties. She also has extensive experience working with children and adolescents with Developmental Language Disorder, speech sound difficulties, stammers, language delay, and children with ADHD and Down Syndrome.

Kate Delaney Speech and Language Therapy is dedicated to  providing a professional, personalised therapy  service for children with a variety of Speech and Language needs in both the home and School environment. Kate is based in the Maynooth area. She works on a Home and School visit bases. Now with the recent onset of Corona Virus Kate has up skilled in the area of Tele Therapy/Online speech and language therapy and is in a position to offer same.

Kate is qualified in Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS) - Level 1, LAMH - Level 1.

Kate is a full member of the Irish Association of Speech and Language Therapists, a registered member of CORU.

CORU Number: SL019147 085 7726146

Our Services

Discover the range of services that we currently offer.  You will also find our prices here,


IMPORTANT: Unfortunately, due to the significant demand for our service, our waitlists are now closed and we are not accepting new referrals. We will update the website as soon as we have availability. Please refer to for a list of private practitioners.






Co. Meath

Silken Vale Maynooth,


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