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.

Sophie Barson

Type of therapist: Speech and Language Therapy

Location: West Sussex


AAC Autism Spectrum Bilingualism Down's Syndrome Language Disorder Learning Disability Selective Mutism Social and Emotional Difficulties


  • BSc (Hons) - 2012


  • I have worked for the NHS for nearly 6 years.
  • I have worked within early years clinics, mainstream primary schools and a specialist ASD School.
  • I have experience working with a range of difficulties including autism, social communication difficulties, developmental language disorder, language delay, speech delay and Moderate Learning Disabilities.
  • I consistently use a wide range of evidence based assessments, therapeutic interventions and outcome measures to provide the most effective treatment for children and their families.
  • I am able to set clear targets and therapy plans.
  • I continuously work alongside teaching staff, parents and other professionals.
  • I have experience in delivering training to teaching staff and parents.
  • I have experience in delivering a range of interventions including parent-child interaction therapy, Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS), Social Communication Emotional Regulation Transactional Support (SCERTS), Colourful Semantics, Narrative therapy and Intensive Interaction.

Interesting / fun facts

  • I love to travel and have climbed Mount Kilimanjaro.