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.

Naomi Ignatius

Type of therapist: Speech and Language Therapy

Location: Greater London

Skills

AAC Acquired Brain Injury Autism Spectrum Cognitive-Communication Difficulties Down's Syndrome Dysphagia Eating and Drinking Language Disorder Learning Disability Motor Speech Disorders Signing Swallowing

Qualifications

  • BSc (Hons) Medical Physiology at the University of East London (2012)
  • MSc Speech and Language Sciences at University College London (2017)

CV

  • I have worked in both paediatric and adult settings and have experience managing complex communication and swallowing disorders in early years settings, with individuals with ASD, Learning Disabilities and acquired neurological disorders. I build excellent rapports with the children and families I work with, focusing on making communication meaningful and focusing on what is important to families. I have a particular interest in Early Years, and I also love working with Augmentative and Alternative Communication.
  • Words First (2017)
  • St George's University Hospital NHS Trust (2018)
  • King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (2019- present)

Interesting / fun facts

  • I am also a co-director of a brand new nursery and preschool in South London
  • I sing in a gospel band