May joined the Midlands ITS team in 2011 as a Speech and Language Therapist following gaining an MSc in Language Pathology.
May has experience in working with both children and adults with a wide range of speech, language and communication needs.  She has previously worked in special education settings which has provided externsive experience in working with ASD, complex needs, Cerebral Palsy and Global Developmental Delay.
Within the settings May has developed her skills to support staff to enable therapy, provide advice and signposting, she also suggests strategies to promote the individual’s independence and communication. This approach promotes multi-disciplinary working and continuing consultation with parents, schools and other individuals imvolved.
May has worked with my child consistently and her input has been invaluable to me, my child, family and also to the teachers, care staff and professionals involved.  Emma R.
May delivers therapy which focuses on speech sound development and language difficulties.  This includes phonological awareness and articulation, sentence structure/various language components and early language skills.

May is available to offer sessions via Skype and within Thailand.


Locations I work in

  • International

Age groups I work with:

  • Pre-School
  • School Age
  • Secondary School
  • Young Adults
  • Adults with Learning Disabilities

Client groups I work with:

  • AAC (augmentative and alternative communication) users
  • Acquired brain injury (ABI)
  • Autistic Spectrum Conditions (ASC)
  • Bilingualism
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Children & young adults to 19 yrs
  • Dyslexia and literacy difficulties
  • Learning difficulties
  • Learning Disability Support Centres
  • Learning disability
  • Neuromuscular conditions
  • Physical disabilities
  • Post-surgical Rehabilitation
  • Specialist schools
  • Speech and language delay/disorder
  • Speech sound difficulties
  • Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
  • Severe and Complex needs
  • Challenging Behaviour
  • Specific Language Impairment
  • Word finding difficulties
  • Higher Level Language difficulties
  • Selective Mutism
  • AAC users
  • Neurological degenerative diseases
  • Profound and Multiple Learning Disability (PMLD)
  • Aphasia
  • Play schools and Nurseries

Clinical approaches I offer:

  • Attention/Listening Activities
  • Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) devices
  • Co-ordination
  • Cog Neuro model
  • Cognitive Neuro Psychology model
  • Communication Passports
  • Early Intervention
  • Neurological Conditions
  • Nuffield dyspraxia programme
  • Objects of reference and symbol systems
  • Orthopeadic Conditions
  • Parent-child interaction (PCI) therapy
  • Parenting and Family Work
  • Phonological awareness
  • Picture Exchange Systems (PECS)
  • Pre-teaching vocabulary (and other word-finding approaches)
  • Psycholinguistic framework
  • Reading Skills
  • Semantic links
  • Signing systems
  • Social Communication Strategies
  • Social Skills/ ASD/ Self Esteem/ understanding yourself
  • Talk tools
  • Total Communication Approach
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Visual Supports
  • Workstations
  • Social communication programmes; Talk About
  • Intensive Interaction
  • Talk Boost
  • Talking Mats
  • Word Finding Approaches
  • Social Use of
  • Colourful Semantics
  • Social Stories