Munster Speech and Language Therapy is run by Denise Banks, MS CCC-SLP.
Denise received a Master of Science (MSc) in Speech and Language Pathology from Gallaudet University in Washington, DC in 2003. After working in a private practice in Northern Virginia, USA she moved to Ireland in late 2004 where she has worked as a Speech Language Therapist within the public service for children and adults with intellectual disability and / or autism spectrum disorders.
Denise is a full member of the Irish Association of Speech and Language Therapists (IASLT), The American Speech- Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), and is registered with CORU.
She is fully qualified in the area of dysphagia and has completed additional training in the use of Lámh signing system. Denise has completed a range of continuing education courses in the field of Speech and Language Therapy including: Hanen (It Takes Two to Talk, More Than Words, TalkABility), Lámh Modules 1 &2, TEACCH, RDI, MORE, ‘Is it Sensory of is It Behaviour?’.
Denise is fully trained in the administration of tools for the diagnostic assessment of ASD including DISCO, ADI-R, ADOS-2.