Amie is a fully qualified speech and language therapist with 10 years experience working with children and adults with speech, language and communication needs, their families and the staff who support them.
Amie studied Psychology at the University of the West of England, before working as an Assistant Speech and Language Practitioner with adults who had acquired conditions such as stroke, cancer, Parkinson’s disease.
‘This role inspired me to complete my post-graduate training at University College London and since I have loved being a Speech and Language Therapist and working with people with communication difficulties’.
Amie has worked in primary schools and nurseries, community teams for adults with learning disabilities, and higher education and residential colleges providing intervention for communication and swallowing needs (Dysphagia). She has worked both in public and independent services. Her special clinical interests are Autism Spectrum Condition, Social communication and interaction, Language Disorders, Phonological Speech Disorders and Dysphagia.
‘At communicate great, we believe communication is key to later skill development and makes a real difference to a person’s success and well-being. We want families and schools to have access to fun, engaging and successful therapy.’