Alison is a speech and language therapist at Phoenix Psychology. She has 32 years of experience working as a speech and language therapist within the NHS.
She specialises in working with adults and children with Autism; adults and children with complex needs including learning disability, disordered attachment and challenging behaviour.
Alison works as part of the Autism assessment team and can work with individuals with Autism and/or their families/supporters to understand their communication differences and needs. Alison uses positive interactional approaches to support people with Speech language and communication needs (SLCN) to access therapeutic interventions; support Looked after children with SLCN to access education and to help children and their families/supporters to understand and support their communication needs. She also works with families/supporters using positive interactional approaches to support individuals with SLCN and associated behaviour that challenges. Alison has developed and delivered a training package for schools teams on supporting Looked after Children and Children with Disordered Attachment with SLCN.
Training and Qualifications:
- B.Sc. (Hons) speech and language pathology and therapeutics.
Accreditation to Professional Bodies:
- Registered with HCPC (Health and Care Professions Council)
- Member of the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists (RCSLT)