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About Alice

Alice studied Speech and Language Therapy at Birmingham City University. Since graduating Alice has worked in the NHS, private clinics, schools (mainstream and special schools), nurseries and high net worth families. Alice now works independently with children 0 -18 years with a range of speech, language and communication needs in independent practice. Alice has developed a clinical speciality in Autism and complex needs and currently works with children with; 

  • Autism 

  • Cerebral Palsy 

  • Down's Syndrome (and other syndromes) 

  • Global development delay 

  • Developmental language disorder 

  • Dyspraxia 

  • Speech sound disorders 

  • Language delay and disorder 

  • Speech sound disorder 

  • ADHD 

  • ODD 

Alice is a member of both the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists (RCSLT). 

 Approach and Training

Alice's therapeutic approach is informed by a wide variety of evidence based practice and latest training. 

• DIR Floortime and Speech therapy (3 parts): Supporting language development       through play (1), Supporting pre-linguistic development in individuals with ASD         (2), Teaching emotions (3). ICDL, March 2021

• Introduction to Sensory Integration Difficulties, Sensory Integration Network,             August 2020

• When Children Won’t Eat: Picky Eaters versus Problem Feeders Assessment and        Treatment Using the SOS Approach to Feeding (30 hours) Dr Kay Toomey, July       2020

• DIR Floortime Basic Certificate (30 hours), ICDL, July 2020
• Joint Attention, Symbolic Play, Engagement and regulation (JASPER) (5 days), Dr        Connie Kasari (July 2019). Please note this is 5 days of training but proficiency       was not included.

• An introduction to the Early Start Denver Model (ESDM), UC Davis , June 2019

• Picture Exchange Communication System, Symbol UK ,December 2018

• The Management of Childhood Apraxia of Speech/ developmental verbal              dyspraxia and other severe speech disorders, University College London, 2018

• Signalong, National Health Service, 2018

• Positive Behaviour Support, Alex Kelly Ltd, 2017

• Differential Diagnosis and management of Acquired Motor Speech Disorders, Dr      Joseph R. Duffy, Mayo Clinic - Central (West Midlands) Neuro Rehab C.E.N,         2015

• Camperdown, Birmingham City University, 2015
• Makaton for professionals Foundation Workshop, The Makaton Charity, 2015

• Autism Awareness, Alex Kelly, 2014
• Assessing and Teaching Social Skills, Alex Kelly, 2014

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