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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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Our Tooting children’s therapy clinic is open

2017 is set to be an exciting year, as we are delighted to be opening a Children’s Therapies clinic in Tooting, South West London. Our owner Marianne Brown discusses the benefits the new room will bring to all our clients. “In the immediate future, we’ll be offering speech and language therapy and psychology services, which […]

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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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Tackling toddler tantrums: 6 tips to make a big difference

Every parent knows tantrums can be really hard to deal with. Lorna Davis, our Speech and Language Therapist (and mum of a 2 year-old tantrum professional) tells us how language development can play into tantrums, and her top tantrum tactics. “Toddlers have only just started learning language. A two year-old usually only has around 50-100 words – that’s not […]

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Lorna Davis – Speech & Language Therapist

Lorna Davis MSc Speech & Language Sciences, PG Dip Psychology, BA (Hons) Linguistics, MRCSLT, MHCPC Lorna is a paediatric Speech and Language Therapist with more than 10 years experience working with children who have speech, language and communication difficulties. She works with children of all ages across a range of settings including clinics, nurseries, mainstream […]

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Learn a new language this summer…Makaton signing

This summer, we’re challenging parents to learn Makaton signing and help raise awareness of this important way to help children who have difficulty communicating. We asked our Speech and Language Therapist and Makaton Tutor, Kate Stradling, what makes it unique, and the top five signs to learn today… “Makaton signing is so easy to learn, […]

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Does My Child Have Expressive Language Disorder?

Does My Child Have Expressive Language Disorder? What is Expressive Language Disorder? Expressive language is how a person expresses their feelings and ideas. Expressive language disorder is characterised by a child having difficulty expressing him- or herself using speech or writing. Children with expressive language disorder do not have problems pronouncing certain sounds or words, […]

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Encouraging Correct Speech Sounds

Encouraging Correct Speech Sounds Normal Developmental Errors If your child struggles with certain speech sounds, it may reassure you to know that most children do not develop their entire speech repertoire until they are approximately seven years old. All of them will pass through what speech and language therapists call developmental ‘errors’ at various stages, […]

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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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