Naomi is able to offer specialist speech and language therapy for individuals with the following medical diagnoses:
- Brain Injury
- Parkinson’s Disease
- Motor Neurone Disease
- Multiple Sclerosis
The individuals that Naomi works with, may be experiencing the following communication or swallowing problems:
Naomi has considerable experience in the assessment and treatment of aphasia, working closely with the whole family to support them with the changes that having aphasia brings. Naomi has access to a range of computer based therapy programmes which, if accessed independently as well as in therapy sessions, are known to be effective in providing more intensive therapy. Naomi also advocates the use of functional communication programmes to develop strategies and confidence for communicating in a range of different situations.
Individuals with dysarthria may have problems with weakness of the muscles of the face, mouth and voice, resulting in slurred speech or a weak voice. Naomi has extensive experience of working with individuals with dysarthria providing suitable treatment programmes, advice and strategies.