Speech and Language Therapist
Katie is joining us with an extensive background and experience in Paediatric Speech and Language Therapy. She has worked for several NHS trusts across England as a Highly Specialist Speech and Language Therapist.
Previously Katie has been a Manager for an Early Years Speech and Language Therapy Service with responsibility for the management of pre-school children with complex communication and language needs, including Autism, Down syndrome and Cerebral Palsy. Katie has experience in assessment and intervention for children requiring support in a range of areas including:
- AAC (Augmentative and Alternative Communication)
- Articulation and Phonology
- Developmental Language Disorder
- Early Childhood Language Development
- Learning Difficulties
Katie has experience of supporting children’s eating and drinking, with dysphagia specific training. Her additional training is extensive and includes Attention Autism, Intensive Interaction and Makaton.