Anjani Mehta

Type of therapist: Speech and Language Therapy

Location: Buckinghamshire

Skills

AAC Articulation and Phonology Autism Spectrum Behavioural Difficulties Cerebral Palsy Bilingualism Down's Syndrome Dyspraxia Learning Disability Motor Speech Disorders Signing Social and Emotional Difficulties Stammering

Qualifications

  • MSc Speech and Language Science - University College London (Nov 2020)
  • I qualified from the University of College as a Speech and Language Therapist in November 2020. I have had experience with Special Needs Schools and Mainstream Schools. I also have experience with children who are Deaf, I have worked with children from the ages of 2-19.
  • Bsc Psychology - University of Essex (2:1 qualified 2017)
  • I was awarded with a 2:1 in Psychology at University of Essex, my undergraduate degree allowed to me gain knowledge in the disciplines underlying language development and therapy.
  • Member of the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists (RCSLT)
  • Registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)

CV

  • The Village School, Kingsbury, London November 2020 – Currently
  • Speech and Language Therapist
  • Working closely with the classroom staff and school senior leadership team to create an optimum communication environment (e.g. use of visuals such as timetables, schedules, object/video cues; Makaton; PECS; AAC etc)
  • Nanny/Support Worker June 2019- December 2020
  • Responsible for supporting a young child with cerebral palsy and epilepsy, consists of administering medication, manual handling and personal care.
  • University College London
  • Student resident advisor
  • Managing student accommodation and responsible for the safety and wellbeing of students.
  • Katharine Dore OBE, Italy
  • Autism Practitioner July 2017 – July 2018
  • Positively and proactively promote independence by supporting individual through activities such as hiking, cooking and personal care.
  • University of Essex September 2016 – May 2017
  • Practical Support Assistant
  • Working as a practical support assistant at the University supporting students of different abilities, where my duties include acting as a social facilitator and assisting with day to day living activities and orientation.
  • Camp Civitan Acres June – September 2016
  • Disability Camp Counselor, Virginia, United States
  • Employed as a camp counselor for 7 weeks where my duties include caring after the physical and mental wellbeing of vulnerable adults with disabilities who attend. Disabilities range from cerebral palsy, learning difficulties as well as Down syndrome and autism.

Interesting / fun facts

  • I love to cook all different cuisines!
  • You can find me exploring nature on different hikes!
  • I have recently been learning to knit, to keep my hands busy during the lockdown!

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