Danielle is passionate about making a difference for the children and families she supports. She has worked with children mainly aged 2-8 with speech, language and communication needs whilst working for the NHS for 2 years. Danielle has experience of working in a range of settings including community clinics, nurseries, children’s centres, and families’ homes.
Danielle has recently progressed to a Specialist Speech and Language Therapist and is in the process of developing her specialism. Her interests lie within Early Years speech and language development, social communication difficulties and Dysphagia (feeding difficulties). Danielle has a range of experience of providing training and support to other professionals as well as running parent information sessions and workshops. She has run a range of group approaches to support children with varying needs.
Danielle is qualified in a range of well-recognised therapy approaches including PECS (Picture Exchange Communication System), Palin PCI (Parent and Child Interaction) Stammering Programme, Attention Autism. In her practice she routinely uses signing (Makaton). She has also completed “The Practical Management of Eating and Drinking Difficulties in Children”. She is a member of the London Paediatric Dysphagia Clinical Excellence Network.
Danielle graduated from Reading University in 2017 with a BSc in Speech and Language Therapy with a clinical distinction. She is a member of the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists (RCSLT) and the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC).