Ali and Naomi are Specialist Speech and Language Therapists working in Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire. They are both members of the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists (RCSLT), the Health Professions Council (HCPC) and the Association of Speech and Language Therapists in Independent Practice (ASLTIP).
Both Ali and Naomi work with children aged between 2-16 and have provided speech and language therapy across a range of settings, including the family home, health clinics, nurseries and preschools, mainstream schools, special schools and speech and language units.
Who we work with
Ali and Naomi have experience working with children with a wide range of communication difficulties, including:
• Speech and Language Delay
• Developmental language disorder (DLD)
• Speech disorders including developmental verbal dyspraxia
• Autistic Spectrum Disorders
• Dysfluency (stammering/stuttering)
• Cleft lip and palate
• Learning difficulties
• Developmental delay
• Cerebral palsy
• Down Syndrome
• Hearing impairment
Ali graduated with a Post Graduate Diploma (PGDip) in Speech and Language Therapy from City University. Prior to this she completed a BA in Music from the University of Nottingham and a had a rather short-lived career in social research!
Ali works with families primarily in West Hertfordshire.
She has a special interest in stammering, and is passionate about working closely with families to support their child’s fluency. Her other specialism is speech disorders and dyspraxia and she is experienced in delivering the Nuffield Dyspraxia Programme of therapy.
Specialist Training that Ali has completed includes:
- Michael Palin Parent-Child Interaction Therapy for Stammering
- Michael Palin Fluency Management Techniques
- Mindfulness for Speech and Language Therapists
- Picture Exchange Communication System (PECs)
- Attention Autism
- Colour coding
- Intensive Interaction
Ali lives in Radlett with her husband, son & daughter . When she isn’t doing speech therapy she enjoys cooking, yoga and playing the piano.
Naomi graduated with a BSc in Speech and Language Sciences from Newcastle University. She works with families primarily in Bedfordshire and North and West Hertfordshire.
Naomi has a special interest in working with children under the age of 5 with speech and language delay, speech sound difficulties including dyspraxia and Autistic Spectrum Disorders.
Naomi enjoys working closely with a child and their parents, helping them to understand and support their child’s communication difficulty. In the future Naomi is hoping to complete a comprehensive course in Yoga for Autism, following a keen interest in yoga herself and the positive benefits this can have for those with Special Educational Needs.
Specialist Training that Naomi has completed includes:
• Attention Autism
• Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS)
• Colour Coding
• Nuffield Dyspraxia Programme
• Hanen – More Than Words
• Parent-Child Interaction Therapy
Naomi lives in Marston Moretaine with her husband, two daughters and Tofu the Cat! Naomi loves to cook, write, spend time outside and doing yoga.
Book an appointment
We offer a free 15 minute telephone consultation to discuss your child’s needs. To book a time, please contact us