Nadia Iftikhar Consultant Speech & Language Therapist

Nadia is a driven and ambitious senior speech and language therapist with over ten years experience in both private and NHS practice.

Nadia’s role includes, assessing, differentially diagnosing, and providing therapy intervention for a broad caseload of children with speech, language and communication needs, including those with complex needs. She often provides speech and language therapy support to children in mainstream schools with Education, Health and Care (EHC) plans.

Nadia has regularly worked as part of multidisciplinary team made up of professionals from health, education and social services. She developed a close working practice with hearing impairment support team; audiology service and cochlear implant team when working as a speech and language therapist in the hearing impairment service in Bury. While working in the hearing impairment service Nadia assessed, differentially diagnosed and managed a hearing impairment caseload including children with moderate, severe, profound sensorineural hearing loss and cochlear implants.

Education

BSc (Hons) Speech and Language Therapy - University of Central England

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She has excellent communication skills and has an inherently enthusiastic nature that helps her create a trusting and harmonious relationship with the children she works with.

Nadia Iftikhar

Nadia's specialities

Speech sounds
Language
Social communication
Eating, drinking and swallowing
Voice

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Experience

Nadia has over 10 years of paediatric experience in a range of different settings, she has experience working with:

  • Speech, language and communication needs (SLCN)
  • Complex needs
  • Education, Health and Care (EHC) plans
  • Hearing loss and impairment

Professional memberships

Nadia 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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March 2012

SLT for kids

 

Working with deaf people - Part 1

 

Northwest Hearing Impairment CEN

 

Level 1 British Sign Language

 

July 2001

NHS Speech and Language Therapist

 

July 2001

BSc (Hons) Speech and Language Therapy

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Nadia's Blog posts

Lego therapy

What is Lego therapy? Lego-based therapy was created by Dr LeGoff as a social development programme for children and young people with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and other social communication difficulties. Dr LeGoff noticed that children with ASD and other […]

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How to identify SLCN in a child with EAL

English as an additional language (EAL) is where children will learn their home language alongside English. Both languages will be used in their daily lives. This is different to English as a second language, where the home language is fully […]

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If you would like any more information on any of the services we offer or would like to book an appointment, do not hesitate to contact us and one of our team will be happy to help. Email office@sltforkids.co.uk or call 0330 088 2298.

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Speech Clinic

Our speech and language therapists provide a range of services for children with speech, language and communication needs.

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Voice Clinic

We provide specialist speech and language therapy services for children with voice difficulties.

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Feeding Clinic

Our expert speech and language therapists provide a range of services for children with eating, drinking and swallowing difficulties, alongside our professionals multidisciplinary team.

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