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Lydia Ebsworth

Type of therapist: Speech and Language Therapy

Location: Oxfordshire

Skills

Articulation and Phonology Autism Spectrum Language Disorder Motor Speech Disorders Selective Mutism Stammering Auditory Processing Disorder Voice Stroke Aphasia Signing Dyspraxia

Qualifications

  • Director of Therapy
  • BSc (hons) Speech Sciences (2001)
  • Dip SAC Professional Therapeutic Counselling (2007)
  • MHCPC
  • MRCSLT
  • Currently studying - Sheffield Hallam University - PGCert Sensory Integration (completion in Jan 2022)

CV

  • 2001 - 2003 - Medway PCT - Acute adults + Primary aged children with ASD
  • 2003 - 2005 - Homefirst PCT - Acute and Community Adults
  • 2005- 2006 - Germany MOD - Community Adult role + Mainstream schools
  • 2006 - 2007 - Germany 1:1 in a MOD nursery setting for a child with ASD
  • 2007 - 2009 - Unicorn School, Abingdon for children with Dyslexia - Independent SLT
  • 2010 - 2012 - St Francis School, Pewsey - Independent SLT
  • 2012 - 2014 - The Owl Centre, Oxford - Independent SLT
  • 2014 - 2017 - The Owl Centre, Herts - Team Leader and Independent SLT
  • 2017 - 2020 - SSAFA - Specialist Speech and Language Therapist
  • 2017 - Sept 2021 The Owl Centre Team Leader for Cambs, Herts, London, Norfolk, Suffolk + Surrey (currently working remotely, as overseas) and Independent SLT
  • Sept 2021 to date - Head of Therapy, Director at The Owl Centre

Interesting / fun facts

  • I was once on stage doing the 'Birdie Song' with Lionel Blair!
  • I am part of the Military Wives Choir and have recorded songs in 2 different music albums and featured (briefly) in the 2020 Military Wives film.
  • I have run 6 half marathons and 1 extreme marathon with my family.

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