Emma Rendle – Speech & Language Therapist

Emma Rendle – Speech & Language Therapist


Emma has over 20 years’ experience as a Speech and Language Therapist working with pre-school and school aged children in a variety of settings including the NHS, community clinics, pre-school child development centres, pre-school language unit, and mainstream schools. She has also worked in special needs schools for students aged 6-19 years with moderate, complex and severe learning difficulties, speech and language difficulties, social communication difficulties and autism.

What Emma Can Help With

Emma can provide assessment and therapy, either individually or in groups, for children and young people with a wide range of difficulties including:

  • Speech delay/disorder

  • Language delay/disorder

  • Social and communication difficulties

  • Autism

Emma has experience in providing training for parents/carers and teaching staff in schools.

Emma recognizes the importance of working together with parents/carers and teaching staff and other professionals to provide advice and techniques to enable the child to become an effective communicator at home, at school and in the community.


Emma’s certified training includes:

  • Derbyshire Language Scheme

  • Using Intensive Interaction :Building Relationships with People who have profound Learning Disabilities

  • PECS (Picture Exchange Communication System) which uses picture symbols to encourage development of spoken language and communication

  • Sensory Integration

  • Autism

  • Developing Early Speech and Language Skills through Music

  • Play Development and Importance of Play to Speech and Language Development and Social Interaction

  • Makaton – this involves using signs and symbols to help support spoken language, understanding and attention

  • Talking Mats – provide help to support people with communication difficulties to express their preferences, feelings and verbalise their thoughts using picture communication symbols

  • Team Teach – provides a framework for positive behavioural strategies designed to reduce anxiety, risk and restraint

  • Accredited Elklan trainer – Elkan provides courses for parents, education staff and other professionals working with those with speech, language, communication needs and autism.

  • Child-Parent Interaction Approach to Stammering

  • Lis’n Tell Inclusive Interactive Storytelling

  • Talkabout (Alex Kelly) Assessing and Teaching Social Skills and Developing Realtionship Skills


Special Interests

  • Working with children in mainstream schools

  • Working with children in schools for children with learning difficulties

  • Language delay/disorder

  • Speech sound delay/disorder

  • Social communication difficulties

  • Autism

  • Stammering


If you would like to make an appointment with Emma, or speak to her about your concerns, please call us on 0208 6737930.

Lizz Summers

Voice & Presentation Skills Coach