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Lily Bridges

Specialist Speech and Language Therapist

Lily Bridges is a specialist Speech and Language Therapist, currently working within mainstream schools in East London. Following graduation from the University of East Anglia (UEA), with a First Class Honours Degree in Speech and Language Therapy, in 2013 she has gained two and a half years clinical experience working within the NHS.

She has worked with children with a range of communication difficulties aged between 3-19years. She has experience working within early years, phonology (speech), dysfluency (stammering), as well as mainstream schools.  Additionally, she is a trained member of a number of evidenced based approaches including; Lidcombe stammering programme, ELKLAN and Word Aware, amongst others.

 

“My aim to make a change in a child’s quality of life through a fun, enthusiastic and creative approach to both therapy and assessment.”

 

Specialities:

  • Articulation and phonology
  • Learning Disability
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Stammering
  • Vocabulary learning
  • External training: parents/ education staff.
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Sylvia Sugarman

Specialist Speech and Language therapist

Sylvia is a speech and language therapist with nearly 20 years’ experience of working within the NHS and Schools system, both mainstream and specialist, as well as working in a private capacity, supporting children with communication difficulties and their families.

She works with children who have difficulties with, motor speech disorders, dyspraxia, articulation and phonological difficulties, bilingualism, learning disabilities, Autistic Spectrum disorders and social communication difficulties. Sylvia has a Master’s degree in language and communication.

“I feel it is vital to work with the child in their familiar environment either at home or educational setting and can offer assessment and further therapy to suit the needs of the child, working collaboratively with staff and supporting any NHS therapy already in place.”