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Nisha Veerd

Type of therapist: Speech and Language Therapy

Location: Greater London

Skills

AAC Attention-related Difficulties (ADD, ADHD) Autism Spectrum Bilingualism Cerebral Palsy Down's Syndrome Language Disorder Signing Social and Emotional Difficulties Stammering

Qualifications

  • PG Dip Speech and Language Therapy
  • BSc (Hons) Psychology

CV

  • Nisha is a Specialist Speech and Language Therapist who qualified in 2017 from City, University of London. She currently works with children with a range of complex speech, language and communication needs (e.g. Autism Spectrum Disorder, Developmental Language Disorder, Global Developmental Delay, and speech and language delays/disorders).
  • Nisha’s interest in working within the paediatric setting stems from working collaboratively within a multi-disciplinary team to deliver holistic and child-centred management. She is enthusiastic about early intervention due to the associated positive outcomes and has experience in providing a range of training packages to parents, carers and school staff; ensuring the child’s environment is inclusive and accessible.
  • Nisha is passionate about providing fun and motivating therapy sessions to support children reach their communication potential. She works collaboratively with parents, carers, schools and other professionals to set functional goals; ensuring their views are involved in the therapeutic process.
  • Nisha is formally trained in the following:
  • - Hanen: More than Words
  • - Word Aware
  • - Dynamic Temporal and Tactile Cueing
  • - Talking Mats
  • - Makaton
  • - Lego Therapy
  • She also has experience in using a range of approaches such as Attention Autism, Parent-Child-Interaction therapy, Zones of Regulation and SCERTS.

Interesting / fun facts

  • Nisha practices Brazilian JuiJitsu!