Kirstie Hughes

Speech Therapy
English, Afrikaans

Core competencies

  • Complex neurological conditions resulting in speech and swallowing disorders
  • Dysphagia care and management (Swallowing difficulties)
  • Acquired Adult Speech-Language disorders (Aphasia, Dysarthria, Apraxia)
  • Neonatal feeding disorders
  • Fluency Treatment and management (Stammering)
  • Speech sound disorders in the paediatric population (Articulation and Phonology therapy)


South African
Kirstie is a South African trained Speech Language therapist and Audiologist with more than 6 years of clinical experience in both private and public healthcare settings. She is passionate about communication and advocates for this as a basic need in everyday life. Kirstie has a special interest in adult neurology cases, and works closely with ICU medical staff and nursing staff to assist in the recovery and heightened independence of her patients- through all levels of care; be it acute, out-patient or home based-through the support of tailor made programs.
Kirstie is licensed with the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA), as well as the Dubai Healthcare Authority (DHA)


BA Speech and Hearing Therapy - University of the Witwatersrand (2015)


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