Lisa Howard Consultant Speech & Language Therapist

Lisa is a specialist speech and language therapist with just under 20 years of experience. She has worked in contracted positions with both private companies and in the NHS and has also worked independently. Lisa has worked as a speech and language therapist herself, giving her the knowledge and experience to hold positions as a speech and language therapy consultant and clinical supervisor, supporting other therapists and professionals in their decisions regarding speech, language and communication.

Lisa has worked across the country in Manchester, Liverpool, London, Kent and has even held positions across the world in Australia. Lisa’s work has been in a range of different settings including youth residential, home, mainstream high schools and primary schools, special high schools and primary schools, prisons and sure start centres. Lisa has worked with children from 0-19 throughout these settings with a range of different difficulties.

Lisa has experience in treating a range of speech, language and communication needs including dysfluency, autism spectrum disorder and English as an additional language. However, Lisa now specialises in social, emotional and mental health needs in adolescents. She is passionate in giving these children a voice and making them heard in society by providing strategies to support their communication on a day to day basis.

Lisa is a trained Elklan tutor and also has a depth of experience in multi-disciplinary and multi-agency work. Lisa also has a counselling diploma and is enthusiastic about promoting mental health in the workplace and for the children she works closely with. All of Lisa’s training, therapy and supervision is for the best interests of both the children and the therapist.

Education

BSc (Hons) Speech Pathology and Therapy - University of Manchester

Holistic Therapy Diploma (Level III) - Warrington Collegiate

Introduction to Counselling (Level II) - Warrington Collegiate

Certificate in Counselling Skills (Level III) - Warrington Collegiate

Counselling Diploma - Holistic Healing College, London

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All of Lisa’s training, therapy and supervision is for the best interests of both the children and the therapist.

Lisa Howard

Lisa's specialities

Speech sounds
Language
Social communication
Eating, drinking and swallowing
Voice

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Experience

Lisa has paediatric just under 20 years of experience in a range of different settings working with a range of children, she has experience working with:

  • Speech, language and communication needs (SLCN)
  • Criminal justice liaison team
  • Social, emotional and mental health (SEMH) needs
  • Bilingualism
  • Autistic spectrum disorders (ASD)
  • Sure start - Early intervention
  • Training and multi-agency work

Professional memberships

Lisa works in accordance to the professional and ethical guidelines set by the HCPC and RCSLT.

  • Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)
  • Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists (RCSLT)
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August 2017

SLT for kids

 

September 2015

Criminal Justice and SEMH Speech and Language Therapist

 

Elklan

 

August 2010

NHS Highly Specialist Speech and Language Therapist

 

2009

Certificate in Counselling Skills (Level III)

 

2003

Holistic Therapy Diploma (Level III)

 

September 1999

NHS Speech and Language Therapist

 

July 1999

BSc (Hons) Speech Pathology and Therapy

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Lisa's Blog posts

Strategies for helping a child with speech sound difficulties

Children with speech sound difficulties can often be hard to understand, especially if their difficulties affect several sounds or groups of sounds. This can cause them a lot of frustration, especially if they have to repeat themselves constantly – even […]

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Speech sound difficulties

What are speech sound difficulties? Children learn to say sounds by listening to the people and environment around them. There are certain sounds that we can expect children to learn first and harder sounds that are normally learned later: Early […]

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