My name is Beth. I am a Speech Language Therapist, and also work part-time as an illustrator and author of learning materials for Speech and Language development, which I use frequently in my practice.
I consider myself extremely privileged to be able to do the work that I do, and have a genuine love for working with children and young adults. I am committed to providing high quality up-to-date therapy services that are both functional and fun, which support my clients in achieving their goals.
I am committed to providing up-to-date therapy services, and regularly attend professional development workshops and training relevant to the children and young adults I see for therapy.
I have received additional high quality training in the following areas:
I studied a Bachelor of Speech-Language Therapy at Massey University Auckland, where I graduated as a Massey Scholar. I also received the New Zealand Speech-Language Therapist’s Association student achievement award.
In addition to running a Speech-Language Therapy Practice, I illustrate and create Speech-Language Therapy resources, which are utilised by Speech-Language Therapists and teachers around the world: www.speechlanguageillustrated.co.nz
I have experience working with children and young adults aged 2-19 in a public and private setting, who present with: speech delays and disorders, Cleft Palate, language delays and disorders, learning and behaviour difficulties including Global Developmental Delay, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Childhood Apraxia of Speech, Down Syndrome (along with other syndromes such as Angelman Syndrome), Stuttering, Dyslexia (and other reading, writing, and spelling difficulties) and Auditory Processing Disorder.