Catherine O'Sullivan Consultant Speech & Language Therapist

Catherine has experience in both working directly with children as well as managing a team of speech and language therapists and assistants.

Catherines area of clinical expertise is in school aged children with Specific Language Impairment (SLI) as well Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and social communication disorder. In addition to this Catherine has a keen interest in coaching and training education practitioners in adapting classroom practice for pupils with speech, language and communication needs.

Catherine works across a range of settings including; clinics, schools, specialist resource bases and within homes too. She regularly assesses, plans, and provides interventions for a range of SLCN including phonology delay and disorder, dyspraxia, SLI, ASD and social communication. Catherine actively contributes to multi-agency assessment and diagnosis of ASD or social communication disorders as part of the school age pathways team.


BSc (Hons) Psychology and Speech Pathology - Manchester Metropolitan University

PGCE (Primary Teaching) - University of Southampton

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Catherine is a highly knowledgeable and skilled paediatric speech and language therapist with a total of over 17 years of clinical experience within the NHS and private sector.

Catherine O'Sullivan

Catherine's specialities

Speech sounds
Social communication
Eating, drinking and swallowing

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Catherine has paediatric 17 years of experience in a range of different settings, she has experience working with:

  • Speech, language and communication needs (SLCN)
  • Autistic spectrum disorder (ASD)
  • Specific language impairment (SLI)
  • Phonology delay and disorder
  • Dyspraxia
  • Training for teachers

Professional memberships

Catherine works in accordance to the professional and ethical guidelines set by the HCPC and RCSLT.

  • Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)
  • Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists (RCSLT)
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August 2015

SLT for kids


October 2005



March 2005



July 2003

PGCE (Primary Teaching)


February 2002



July 1998

BSc (Hons) Psychology and Speech Pathology


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Catherine's Blog posts

Stammering in under 5’s – what can we do to help?

It can feel very worrying for Parents of a child who stammers. We know that lots of children go through a period of stammering in early childhood – about 5%. For 4 out of these 5 children early stammering goes […]

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Comic Strips to help Behaviour

How do we use Comic Strips to help our children learn about the world? Through Comic Strip Conversations! A comic strip conversation is a conversation between two or more people which uses simple drawings to discuss a situation. It’s very […]

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