BSc (Hons) Clinical Language Sciences (Leeds Metropolitan University)
10 years as an NHS SLT in Wakefield and Leeds (schools and clinics). Specialist roles in Language Disorder and developing innovative school based approaches (School Support Lead) including Communication Friendly Schools audits. Seven years as co-founder, Director and Clinical Lead of Interactions Speech and Language Therapy.
Word Aware, Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS), Makaton, Derbyshire Language Scheme, Lego Therapy, Nuffield Dyspraxia Programme, SCERTS
Area of interest:
“Working with children, school staff and parents to empower the child to make progress and be understood is so rewarding to me. I love the variety of the work and the connections we make every day. Leading this team and ensuring their happiness, wellbeing and continuous professional development brings me another element of job satisfaction which brings me great joy”