Degrees and Certifications:
Mrs. Lorraine Patton (CCC-SLP)
Lorraine Patton (CCC-SLP) graduated from the University of Ulster, Jordanstown, United Kingdom/Ireland in 2005 and since then has worked in the field of Speech and Language Pathology (SLP).
Lorraine moved to Texas in 2016 with her husband, she obtained her license to practice Speech and Language Pathology in Texas and her Certificate of Clinical Competence (triple CCC’s ) from ASHA. She is now eligible to work in three countries, including the USA, Ireland and the UK as an SLP.
Lorraine has over 14 years experience working as an SLP; her passion is with the paediatric population, her specialism is working with children from birth to five years who present with Autism, Learning Difficulties and Hearing Impairment and other associated disorders alongside a speech, language and communication impairment.
She continually works on improving her knowledge and using an evidence based practice approach to provide a seamless service to all of the children on her campus; Most recent training completed includes; Derbyshire Language Scheme, Assessing and Teaching Social Skills, Hearing Screening Course, completion of a twelve month intensive training programme at the regional Ear Nose and Throat unit at the Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast, Surgical Voice Restoration (SVR) course by McMillan, Awareness Training for Dyspraxia, Psycholinguistic Assessment and Treatment of Children with Hearing Impairment, St Thomas’ Hospital, London, Working with the Deaf part 1 and 2,Makaton, Baby Sign trainor registered, Solihull and Hanen.
In 2014 Lorraine presented at the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapist’s Early Years Conference.
Lorraine owned an independent private practice called Speech and Language Therapy Northern Ireland from 2012 to 2014.
Lorraine enjoys volunteering her time and has completed workshops at various charitable events to help raise awareness and create a better understanding of what a speech, language and communication difficulty is and the impact it can have on a child’s life e.g she has worked with the Downs Syndrome Association Northern Ireland (NI), the National Deaf Children’s Society, Afasic NI and she became a Consultant Sessional Trainer in Autism for the country of Northern Ireland. When she moved to Texas, she became an ambassador for Any Baby Can.