Next 2 day MAKATON (Levels 1 and 2) Training Course in Oxford: 2nd & 3rd April. Fee: £120 per person (incl. manuals). Contact us if you wish to attend.

Hannah Kear

Type of therapist: Speech and Language Therapy

Location: Greater Manchester


AAC Autism Spectrum Cerebral Palsy Eating and Drinking Language Disorder Learning Disability


  • BSc (Hons) Speech and Language Therapy (2005)


  • I have worked in the NHS for 14 years for 3 Trusts around the North West.
  • Settings included clinics, pre-school complex needs, mainstream and special schools.
  • I am currently a highly specialist speech and language therapist.
  • My clinical expertise is in complex speech, language and communication needs.
  • In particular, children with additional needs, ASD, complex medical and physical needs
  • I have extensive experience working with pre-school and primary aged children.
  • I also have specialist skills working with neonates and children with feeding difficulties
  • I have additional training in:
  • Hanen It Takes Two to Talk
  • Talkabout Social Communication Skills Training
  • Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS)
  • Pragmatically Organised Dynamic Display (PODD)
  • Language Acquisition through Motor Planning (LAMP)
  • Post-Graduate Dysphagia Training and Neonatal Dysphagia Training
  • Cervical Auscultation Training
  • Sensory Integration Awareness Training

Interesting / fun facts

  • I love baking but trying to extend my repertoire beyond lemon drizzle and banana loaf!