ABOUT ME

My name is Laura Steere and I qualified as a Speech and Language Therapist from University College London in 2007. I spent 11 years working for the NHS before moving in to independent practice. I am a Highly Specialist Speech and Language Therapist and specialise in working with children with a range of speech, language and communication needs. My area of particular interest is working with children with additional needs. I currently work with a charity called 21Together and provide supervision to their communication groups for children with Down Syndrome. 

I am passionate about promoting communication development in children and young people. I believe in a Total Communication approach and will support the child to develop their skills to meet their individual potential. I feel that working jointly with parents/carers and other professionals will achieve the best outcomes for the child. By working together, we take a holistic approach. The aim of Key Communication is to give you the keys to unlock your child’s communication.

 

I work Mondays to Fridays (3 days within school hours, 2 longer days) term time only.


Professional Qualifications 

BCs (Hons) Speech Sciences. University College London. 2007.

Training

  • Signalong

  • Makaton Foundation Workshop

  • Makaton Enhancement Workshop

  • Symbol UK: Specialist Speech & Language Therapy in Children with Down Syndrome

  • Bayley III

  • Shape CodingTM Part 1

  • Carolyn Murray-Slutsky and Betty Paris - Sensory Integration Education

  • Talkabout

  • Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule, Second Edition (ADOS-2)

  • Intensive Interaction

  • Pyramid – Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS)

  • Paediatric Dysphagia

  • Complex Feeding Difficulties

  • Cervical Auscultation