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Beckie Myles

Type of therapist: Speech and Language Therapy

Location: Greater Manchester

Skills

AAC Articulation and Phonology Autism Spectrum Cerebral Palsy Dysphagia Dyspraxia Eating and Drinking Language Disorder Learning Disability Signing Swallowing

Qualifications

  • BSc(Hons) Speech and Language Therapy
  • BA(Hons) French and Linguistics
  • mRCSLT
  • mASLTIP
  • HCPCreg

CV

  • Beckie qualified as a Speech and Language Therapist in 2009.
  • She has been working for the NHS for 10 years across a range of different settings including community clinics, preschools, mainstream and special schools.
  • She has a wealth of experience working with children aged 2-16 years with a range of different speech, language and communication needs.
  • She is skilled at working with children who have additional needs, such as autism, learning difficulties and complex medical and physical needs.
  • She specialises in Dysphagia and is able to support families and children with difficulties managing new food textures and learning to chew.
  • Beckie has spent a long time working closely as part of a multi-disciplinary team and believes that joint working is essential for achieving positive outcomes.
  • Beckie has further training and specialist interest in:
  • ASC (Autism Spectrum Conditions)
  • AAC (Alternative and Augmentative Communication) systems, which are used to enhance an individual’s existing communication system, i.e. Low-tech systems such as;
  • Signalong (a key-word sign-supported system)
  • PECS (Picture Exchange Communication System) and
  • communication charts or books, including PODD (Pragmatic Organisation Dynamic Display)
  • and high-tech communication systems, like Proloquo2Go and Snap + Core.
  • Dysphagia (eating, drinking and swallowing difficulties)
  • Speech disorders