Who I Help


 

Samantha specialises in speech sound production difficulties, including Childhood Apraxia of Speech (CAS) & has received extensive pre-certification training in Orofacial Myology. Her areas of expertise include:

  • Delayed / disordered speech production (unclear speech sounds)
  • Childhood Apraxia of Speech (CAS)
  • Oro-motor difficulties (weakness of tongue, lips and palate) Talk Tools
  • Oral Facial Myology Oromyofunctional disorders refers to abnormal resting posture of the orofacial musculature (lips, tongue); atypical chewing and swallowing patterns; dental malocclusions; compromised airway. These patterns interfere with normal growth, development, or function of orofacial structures, or call attention to themselves (Hanson & Mason 2003)
  • Delayed / Disordered Language including:
    • Understanding spoken instructions
    • Putting words into sentences
    • Using grammar accurately
    • Memory
    • Difficulties understanding meaning relationships (word finding difficulties) and vocabulary development
    • Sequencing sentences and narrative
    • Conceptual language, Inference and deduction<
Please note Samantha does not treat the following areas:

  • Autism
  • Stammering/Cluttering/Dysfluency
  • Voice
  • Dysphagia (feeding difficulties)
  • Learning Difficulties relating to global delay and specific syndromes
  • Literacy and Reading
  • Dyslexia and Dyscalculia
  • Secondary Age Children unless speech sound production difficulty

'Providing you and your child with practical ideas to share and enjoy together
within the routine of home life and in “special time” together
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Call me today on 0208 3816227
Email: info@speechtherapyhertfordshire.co.uk