Lorna Davis – Speech & Language Therapist

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 schools, special schools and children’s centres.

Lorna is passionate about joint working between children, families and education professionals to ensure the best outcomes for the children she works with. With broad experience of managing caseloads within London private schools, she also is also excellent at working closely alongside Occupational Therapy teams.

 

What Lorna Can Help With

Lorna offers detailed assessment and tailored therapy for children with a range of speech, language and communication difficulties such as:

  • Language delay

  • Speech sound delay or disorder

  • Stammering

  • Social communication difficulties

  • Specific language impairment

Lorna can provide therapy to individuals and groups. She is available for home visits, clinic appointments and visits to schools and nurseries. She also has experience in providing training and support for teaching staff and parents/carers.

 

Certified Training

Lorna’s certified training includes:

  • PECS (Picture Exchange Communication System) – which uses the physical exchange of picture symbols to encourage the development of expressive communication and spoken language in children with learning and communication difficulties.

  • Makaton – a signs and symbols system used to help support understanding, attention and the development of expressive language.

  • Michael Palin Centre training in the assessment and treatment of children who stammer.

  • Michael Palin Centre training in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) for children and young people who stammer and their families.

  • Play skills

  • TEACCH (Treatment and Education of Autistic and related Communication handicapped Children)

 

Special Interests

  • Stammering

  • Semantic -Pragmatic language difficulties

  • Autism Spectrum Conditions

  • Dyslexia

 

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

Lizz Summers

Voice & Presentation Skills Coach