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Lizzie Reid, Team Leader – Speech and Language Therapist

MSc Speech and Language Therapy, BSc Psychology (Hons) Lizzie is the team leader of Children’s Therapies and an experienced paediatric Speech and Language Therapist. She helps children with a range of speech, language, and communication difficulties, including children with behavioural, social, and emotional difficulties, and children with learning difficulties. What Lizzie can help with Lizzie […]

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Genevieve Stanton - Speech & Language Therapist

Autism and the Hanen approach: upskilling parents to help children

Last month, the BBC highlighted the results of a study, which showed how upskilling parents can help improve their child’s autism. Genevieve Stanton, our speech and language therapist tells us her thoughts on it, and the special approach she uses to help parents support children with autism. “Teaching parents clear tools and techniques can have […]

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Daniela Diciano

5 autism myths debunked

According to The National Autistic Society, more than 1 in 100 people in the UK have autism. But there’s still so many myths out there around children living with autism, and what it means for them and their families. We caught up with psychologist Daniela Diciano to debunk the most common myths about autism. “If your child has […]

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Rosy Bola - Clinical Psychologist

Rosy (Charnjit) Bola – Child Psychologist

Rosy (Charnjit) Bola, BSc-Psych, PGDipPsych, M ClinPsych, CPsychol Rosy is a Clinical Psychologist with extensive experience spanning over seven years working with children, young people and their families in both the UK and Australia. She specialises in emotional-behavioural concerns such as depression, as well as neurodevelopmental disorders such as autism. Rosy always strives to build […]

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Spotting the Early Signs of Autism

Diagnosing autism is complex, but there are a few common signs that can help if you’re worried your child might have autism. Children’s psychologist Daniela Di Ciano tells us more. “I know a lot of parents can be worried about their child having autism. There’s so much pressure nowadays to make sure your child is hitting […]

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Discounted DIR Floortime Therapy Sessions

Discounted DIR Floortime Therapy Sessions For children with autism and other developmental delays, the world can be confusing. Trying to communicate with these children can be a struggle, as they often seem to be locked inside their own impenetrable worlds. The DIR/Floortime model offers a way to engage with these children in order to bring […]

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Therapy and Training Services for Schools

New Therapy and Training Services for Schools

We’re very excited to release our new brochure listing our therapy and training services for schools. Children’s Therapies has worked with local independent and state schools since 2005, and our therapists have developed excellent relationships with both the staff and the children we help. If you’re a parent, you might be interested to know that […]

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Computers and autism

Interesting article in the Guardian today about the relationship between computers and autism… “In 2001, the technology magazine Wired coined the phrase “geek syndrome” to describe the threefold increase in autism diagnoses in California’s Silicon Valley over the space of a decade. The rumour that Bill Gates himself, founder of Microsoft and figurehead of the […]

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Kate Stradling - Speech & Language Therapist

Kate Stradling – Speech & Language Therapist

Kate Stradling, MSc, MRCSLT, HCPC Kate is a Speech and Language Therapist with more than 10 years of experience working in a variety of settings including community clinics, mainstream and special schools. She specialises in supporting children and young adults with speech and language difficulties, social communication difficulties, a range of autism spectrum disorders, and […]

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