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.
Type of therapist: Speech and Language Therapy
AACArticulation and PhonologyAutism SpectrumCerebral PalsyCleft PalateDyspraxiaLanguage DisorderMotor Speech DisordersSigningStammering
Dually certified by ASHA (American Speech-Language and Hearing Assn)
Created many programmes and supports for caregivers to assist in implementation of AAC at home and at school.
LAMP (Language Acquisition through Motor Planning) trained.
PROMPT (PROMPTs for Restructuring Oral Motor Phonetic Targets) trained.
Hanen certified in 'It Takes Two to Talk' and 'More Than Words' for children with autism.
Makaton Level One and Two Trained.
Completed Post-graduate Assistive Technology Certificate from University of Illinois: Chicago.
Presented at local, regional, and national conferences in the U.S. and U.K related to AAC, and cleft/craniofacial care.
Loves working as part of a collaborative team with other professionals and caregivers to help every child find his or her voice. Particularly passionate about finding what motivates a child and using that as creatively as necessary to help the entire family improve communication skills.
Interesting / fun facts
My name is spelled "Sara," but pronounced like "Sarah."
In my pre-baby life I enjoyed going on adventures like skydiving, paragliding in the Alps, and hiking across Spain with my mum!
In my post-baby life I enjoy travelling, reading, yoga, and coffee.