Highly Professional Speech and Language Therapists in Buckinghamshire.
The Owl Centre boasts a team of highly qualified and experienced Speech and Language Therapists in Buckinghamshire
The Speech and Language Therapists at The Owl Centre in Buckinghamshire combine expertise and experience with a friendly and sympathetic approach to the children and parents they see. They also have links with the NHS to ensure a seamless continuity for clients who have received NHS assessments or therapy.
•Nicola Read BSc (Hons) MASLTIP MRCSLT HCPC Registered
Nicola qualified as a Speech and Language Therapist in 2009 and has worked in a variety of clinics and mainstream schools within the NHS system. She has vast experience supporting children with speech sound and language difficulties.
Nicola is skilled at working with children who have additional needs, such as autism, learning difficulties, syndromes and complex medical problems. She specialises in dysphagia and is able to support families and children with difficulties managing new food textures and learning to chew.
Nicola has vast experience of working with a wide range of agencies and practitioners, including Paediatricians, Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists and Education Specialists.
Nicola works hard to ensure families are fully involved and confident to support their child at home. She values a joint working approach and always tailors her approach to the individual needs of the child and the family. She believes that therapy and communication should be about fun and laughter.
Nicola can provide home, nursery or school visits.
•Catherine Ward BSc (Hons) Speech and Language Therapy, MRCSLT, MASLTIP, HCPC registered
Catherine qualified as a Speech and Language Therapist from the University of Manchester in 2011. Since then, she has worked in a variety of settings including clinics, children's centres, and mainstream schools and preschools.
Catherine has gained experience working with children of all ages who present with a range of difficulties. These include speech or language delays or disorders, stammering, dyspraxia, and social communication difficulties. Catherine has a strong interest in working with children in their early years, supporting them and their families through the journey of starting to talk and form speech sounds. Catherine works with the child and family to ensure that therapy is tailored to their specific needs. Catherine also has experience delivering training packages to educational staff and other professionals.
Catherine has completed training in:
- The Nuffield Dyspraxia Programme
- Palin Parent-Child Interaction therapy for children under 7 who stammer
- Gina Davies Attention Autism
Catherine is also an ICAN 'Early Talk Boost' Licensed Tutor, an Elklan total training package tutor, as well as a Hanen 'It Takes Two To Talk' Certified Therapist.
Catherine is able to offer home visits or training packages to settings in the following areas:
- Buckinghamshire: From Warrington in the north to Amersham in the south, including the areas of Milton Keynes, Buckingham, Winslow, Aylesbury, Princes Risborough and Chesham.
- Hertfordshire: From Tring in the East to Hitchin in the North, including the areas of Berkhamsted, Hemel Hempstead, Harpenden, and St. Albans.
Profiles of the other Owl Centre therapists to follow soon.
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