Highly Professional Speech and Language Therapists in Hampshire.
The Owl Centre boasts a team of highly qualified and experienced Speech and Language Therapists in Hampshire
The Speech and Language Therapists at The Owl Centre in Hampshire combine expertise and experience with a friendly and sympathetic approach to the children and parents they see. They also have links with the NHS to ensure a seamless continuity for clients who have received NHS assessments or therapy.
Kayley Lambourne, BSc (Hons) Psychology with Drama, MSc Speech and Language Sciences, MRCSLT, HCPC registered
Kayley qualified as a Speech and Language Therapist in 2010 from University College London. She has experience in working with a range of speech, language and communication difficulties, and specialises in children (and adults) with Autistic Spectrum Disorders (and associated difficulties) and Learning disabilities.
Kayley has experience with individual sessions, group sessions, supporting communication targets within the community and working within specialist school and residential settings. She has attained many formal training qualifications including TEACCH, PECS, Intensive Interaction, Social Stories and AAC which she uses to provide more effective, fun and functional therapy.
Kayley has vast experience of working with a wide range of professionals, including psychologists, Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists, teachers and members of local authorities
Above all, Kayley believes that therapy should be fun, motivating and functional to achieve the best outcomes for the client and family.
Areas that Kayley covers include (but are not limited to):
Melissa Sutton BSc (Hons) Business and Law, PGDip Speech and Language Therapy. HCPC Registered
Melissa qualified as a speech and language therapist in 2011. Since then she has worked with a varied caseload of children aged 2-19 years of age in mainstream and specialist school settings abroad and in the UK. She worked for a number of years in Bangkok, Thailand and has experience working with bilingual and multilingual families.
Melissa has worked with children with autism, Down's syndrome, global developmental delay, and varying communication difficulties e.g. expressive/receptive language, speech sound difficulties, dysfluency, reluctant talkers, interaction and social skills, emotional/behavioural regulation difficulties.
Melissa has experience working with individuals, and leading group sessions as well as school staff training and parent workshops. She is currently undertaking a research project for her MSc, looking into the relationship between mutual face-watching and communication development.
Melissa believes that it is paramount to work closely with a child's parents/carers and school support staff, and has extensive experience in the use of videoing using VERVE Child Interaction as an approach to therapy - a way for supporting communication development through natural interaction, timing and adult self-reflection.
Areas that Melissa covers include (but are not limited to):
Reanne Coleman, BA (Hons), MSc, regHCPC, CertMRCSLT.
Full name: Reanne Coleman
Known as: Reanne
Type of therapist: Speech and Language Therapist
Qualifications: MSc, BA (Hons), regHCPC, CertMRCSLT
Year of qualifying: 2017
- UCL graduate
- Works full time at a specialist school for children with specific learning and language-based difficulties, such as Developmental Language Disorder
- Experience supporting children with social communication difficulties, complex needs, language impairments and speech sound difficulties in individual and group sessions in specialist and residential settings
- Experience working with parents and a range of professionals, including teachers, Occupational Therapists and Local Authority representatives
- Formal training courses completed: Lego-based therapy, Makaton, Shape Coding
- Familiarity with PECS, Colourful Semantics and other evidence-based intervention programmes, including Talkabout
- Delivered training workshops about Social Story™ and Lego-based therapy approaches
Started sewing as a hobby; likes photography, cooking and baking.
Profiles of the other Owl Centre therapists to follow soon.
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