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Speech & Language Therapy

Some parents choose to access just independent therapy whilst others like to use it to supplement NHS therapy. I am always happy to liaise with NHS therapists to ensure a consistent therapy approach for your child.
As an independent speech and language therapist I am able to offer you the benefits that accessing independent therapy brings:

  • Short or no waiting list for assessment
  • Regular therapy which starts promptly after assessment
  • 1:1 appointments tailored to your child’s needs
  • Active involvement of parents in the therapy decision making process and therapy activities
  • Time to discuss your concerns, answer your queries and ensure that you feel confident to fully support your child
  • Appointments in a setting where your child feels comfortable(home/school/pre-school) and therefore performs to the best of their ability
  • Tailored homework activities plus the opportunity to contact me between sessions should you have any queries about implementing homework

I work with children aged approximately 2 years to 10 years with a variety of speech, language and communication difficulties including:

  • Speech sound difficulties (unclear speech):
    • phonology / phonological delays and disorders
    • articulation difficulties
    • Childhood apraxia of speech
  • Language delays and disorders

I have a special interest in early intervention and preventative intervention. The following link takes you to an article I have had published regarding my work in this field http://www.speechmag.com/content/files/SALTiPSpr08NBrooke.pdf