Liz qualified in 2003 with a BA (Hons) in Human Communication Studies from the College of St Mark & St John, Plymouth.  She has worked in the National Health Service as a Paediatric Speech and Language Therapist for the past 12 years. In 2008, Liz qualified as a Voice Pathologist from University College London and began seeing a specialist caseload of children with voice difficulties.

Liz is experienced in providing assessment and treatment for a wide range of speech, language and communication difficulties, and in delivering tailored speech and language training, including Elklan training.

Liz particularly enjoys working with…

♦ Children with speech delay/disorder

♦ Children with language delay/disorder

♦ Children who have social communication difficulties

♦ Pre-school children with a variety of communication difficulties

Liz has a special interest in both children and adults with voice problems.


Locations I work in

  • East Midlands

Age groups I work with:

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

Client groups I work with:

  • AAC (augmentative and alternative communication) users
  • Acquired brain injury (ABI)
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder ADHD
  • Autistic Spectrum Conditions (ASC)
  • Bilingualism
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Children & young adults to 19 yrs
  • Cleft lip and palate
  • Down syndrome
  • Dyslexia and literacy difficulties
  • Dyspraxia
  • Emotional and behavioral difficulties (EBD)
  • Global Developmental Delay
  • Hearing impairment
  • Language disorder
  • Learning difficulties
  • Learning disability
  • Mainstream schools
  • Social Communication difficulties
  • Specialist schools
  • Speech and language delay/disorder
  • Speech sound difficulties
  • Dysfluency - Stuttering and Cluttering
  • Transgender
  • Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
  • Selective Mutism
  • Multi sensory Impairment
  • AAC users
  • Dysarthria (motor speech difficulties)
  • Play schools and Nurseries
  • Genetic disorders
  • Foetal Alcohol Syndrome
  • Cognitive Communication Difficulties
  • Prader Willi
  • Rett Syndrome
  • Special Education Need settings
  • Voice

Clinical approaches I offer:

  • Attention/Listening Activities
  • Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) devices
  • Communication Passports
  • Core Vocabulary Approach
  • Counselling
  • Cued Articulation
  • Developing Shared Attention (DSA)
  • Early Intervention
  • Hanen approaches
  • Ipad apps
  • Nuffield dyspraxia programme
  • Objects of reference and symbol systems
  • Parent-child interaction (PCI) therapy
  • Phonological awareness
  • Picture Exchange Systems (PECS)
  • Pre-teaching vocabulary (and other word-finding approaches)
  • Psycholinguistic framework
  • Reading Skills
  • SCERTS
  • See and Learn Programme
  • Semantic links
  • Signing systems
  • Smooth Speech Techniques
  • Social communication programmes; Talk About, Social Use of
  • Social Communication Strategies
  • Social Skills/ ASD/ Self Esteem/ understanding yourself
  • Talk tools
  • TEACHH
  • Total Communication Approach
  • Workstations
  • Social communication programmes; Talk About
  • Intensive Interaction
  • Talk Boost
  • Talking Mats
  • Derbyshire Language Scheme
  • Makaton
  • Visual Communication strategies
  • Tactile Communication Strategies
  • Auditory Discrimination Activities
  • Vocabulary drilling
  • Word Finding Approaches
  • Dyspraxia drills
  • Selective Mutism approaches
  • Symbolic play
  • Sliding in approach
  • Semantic Facilitation
  • Elklan
  • Visual commmunication approaches
  • Voice therapy
  • Work stations
  • Colourful Semantics
  • Social Stories