Annabel joined the ITS team following a successful career within the NHS and independently, within mainstream primary schools.

Annabel has extensive experience working with children and adults with autistic spectrum conditions, cleft lip and palate, oro motor difficulties, 22q11 deletion, pierre robin sequence, down syndrome, oral facial digital syndrome, crouzon syndrome and a number of other rare micro-deletions and duplications.

Annabel specialises in treating clients with severe motor speech difficulties and has worked with children and adults with a range of speech and language difficulties and social communication difficulties.

Annabel has a passion for working with pre-school and school aged children and loves to get to know all of her clients and prides herself on the special relationships she builds with them. Annabel enjoys working with adults using a client centred method to establish goals and ensure progress.


Locations I work in

  • London
  • South East

Age groups I work with:

  • Pre-School
  • School Age
  • Secondary School
  • Young Adults
  • Adults

Client groups I work with:

  • AAC (augmentative and alternative communication) users
  • Acquired brain injury (ABI)
  • Autistic Spectrum Conditions (ASC)
  • Bilingualism
  • Children & young adults to 19 yrs
  • Cleft lip and palate
  • Down syndrome
  • Dyspraxia
  • Global Developmental Delay
  • Hearing impairment
  • Language disorder
  • Learning disability
  • Social Communication difficulties
  • Speech and language delay/disorder
  • Speech sound difficulties
  • Dysfluency - Stuttering and Cluttering
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Prader Willi
  • Rett Syndrome

Clinical approaches I offer:

  • Attention/Listening Activities
  • Communication Passports
  • Cued Articulation
  • Ipad apps
  • Nuffield dyspraxia programme
  • Parent-child interaction (PCI) therapy
  • Phonological awareness
  • Psycholinguistic framework
  • Semantic links
  • Signing systems
  • Talk tools
  • Visual Supports
  • Talk Boost
  • Colourful Semantics