Services For School & Preschool Settings
Friendly, Reliable and Professional
I have provided Speech and Language Therapy to many schools and preschools in the West Midlands area. I can offer bespoke packages of assessments; therapy and groups depending on the needs of your setting.
I understand the tightening budgets of schools and as such offer a flexible approach to purchasing effective Speech & Language Therapy provision within a school’s financial constraints.
I am DBS checked, trained in Safeguarding Child Protection procedures and receive regular clinical supervision and continued professional development.
I strongly believe in an integrated therapy approach; working on Speech, Language and Communication in collaboration with teachers and learning support assistants.
In the school environment I work with pupils who have a range of Special Educational Needs including:
Autistic Spectrum Disorders
Speech & Language delay/disorder
Semantic Pragmatic Disorder
On an average day I will liaise with the school SENCO and agree a caseload of children. The time will then be spent completing:
Screening and detailed assessments
One to one therapy (observed by a Learning Support Assistant)
Small group therapy (targeting speech; language; play and/or social interaction skills)
Whole class support (integrating principles of a Communication Friendly Environment)
Teaching team 'on the job' training and more formal training
Attending annual reviews and coffee mornings to liaise with care givers
Finally, effective Speech & Language Therapy requires parents to support their child's Speech and Language development at home, as such, I will also provide activities/advice for follow up work at home on request and/or arrange a joint session in school for parents.