Dr Triona Sweeney (BA, MSc, PhD)
Dr Triona Sweeney (BA, MSc, PhD) is a Cleft Specialist Speech & Language Therapist. She is a Founder and co-Director with Dr Debbie Sell of Speech at Home. She is currently Deputy Chair for Cleft/Craniofacial subcommittee of the IALP; member of the Trial Steering Committee for an international trial of Timing of Palate Surgery; an Executive Committee member 14th International Congress of Cleft Lip and Palate and related Craniofacial anomalies (2021), honorary member of the Craniofacial Society of Great Britain & Ireland.
Areas of Specialty
- cleft palate speech disorders
- instrumental assessment of nasality and nasal airflow errors
- cleft speech audit
- parent-led therapist supervised speech therapy for children with cleft palate, using telemedicine.
Population of Focus
- Children and adolescents with cleft palate and/or velopharyngeal dysfunction
- Infancy – 18 years