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.

Kate Ellery

Type of therapist: Speech and Language Therapy

Location: Oxfordshire

Skills

AAC Articulation and Phonology Autism Spectrum Behavioural Difficulties Cognitive-Communication Difficulties Down's Syndrome Dyspraxia Language Disorder Learning Disability Signing Social and Emotional Difficulties

Qualifications

  • Msc. Human Communication Science (2005)
  • BSc. (Hons) Psychology (2002)

CV

  • I specialise in working with children with language difficulties due to Autism Spectrum Disorder, Down Syndrome and developmental delays and disorders.
  • I am also experienced in working with children with delayed and disordered language and speech development.
  • I am trained and experienced in using a range of approaches including Signalong, PECS, SCERTS, Intensive Interaction and TEACCH.
  • I currently work in a school for students with emotional and behavioural difficulties, supporting the students to develop their social and interaction skills.
  • I work closely with parents, teachers and the multidisciplinary team to provide targets and programmes that are centred on the individual child and family’s needs.

Interesting / fun facts

  • I am a proud mum of 3 children, 2 chickens and 1 fish.
  • I love running and am working towards attempting my first marathon.