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Megan Coulson

Type of therapist: Speech and Language Therapy

Location: Bedfordshire

Skills

AAC Articulation and Phonology Attention-related Difficulties (ADD, ADHD) Autism Spectrum Behavioural Difficulties Cognitive-Communication Difficulties Down's Syndrome Language Disorder Learning Disability Signing Social and Emotional Difficulties

Qualifications

  • MSc Language Pathology – Newcastle University (2008)
  • HCPC (2008)
  • RCSLT (2008)

CV

  • Megan provides support which is evidence-based, functional, motivating and is tailored to the unique needs of the child.
  • Megan believes therapy outcomes should be meaningful, achievable and have an impact on your child’s life at home and school.
  • Megan has a wealth of experience working with children with speech, language and communication difficulties at preschool and school age.
  • Clinical lead for mainstream schools in Central Bedfordshire from April 2017-September 2019.
  • Megan has extensive experience in educational settings and expertise in multi-agency team work.
  • Highly specialist in working with children with complex needs.
  • Expertise with learning difficulties, Autism Spectrum Disorder and Augmentative and Alternative communication needs (signing, symbols, communication book, PECS).
  • Attended training in Social Stories, PECS, Intensive Interaction, SCERTS, Attention Autism, Lego-based therapy and Shape coding.
  • Megan is a specialist in supporting children with speech sound disorders and children with language difficulties or language disorder.
  • Megan has provided training to whole school teams to develop communication friendly practice.
  • Megan has developed and co-ordinated training to a range of schools and preschools with experienced therapists. Topics included developing vocabulary and narrative skills, Blanks levels and Communication Friendly environments.
  • Megan has delivered specialist speech and language therapy input to children and young people from 3-19 years old across 3 special schools.