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Georgie Biggs

Georgie Biggs – Art Therapist

MA Art Therapy, BA Psychology (Hons), Qualified Life Coach Georgie is a qualified Art Therapist with experience working in mainstream and special needs schools, both primary and secondary, as well as pupil referral units in the UK. She helps children with emotional-behavioural difficulties, autism, communication and learning difficulties, self-esteem and social interaction challenges, and physical disability. […]

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Toni Hargan – Speech and Language Therapist

BSc (Hons) Speech and Language Therapy Toni is an experienced paediatric Speech and Language Therapist at Children’s Therapies. Toni can provide speech and language assessments and individual/group therapy for children. She also has experience in providing training and support for teaching staff and parent or carers. What Toni can help with Toni helps children with a […]

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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 currently on maternity leave and we look forward to welcoming her back in 2018.  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 […]

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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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