Rebecca's Qualifications


BSc (Hons) in Speech Sciences

from University College London (1984)



MSc in Human Communication Science

from University College London (1999)



Doctorate in Speech & Language Therapy

from University College London (2014)

NHS Career


Cambridge (84-86)

SLT working with children and the elderly


MOD Germany (86-88)

Senior SLT working for the armed forces with service families and soldiers


Swindon (88-90)

Senior SLT working with children in local community and Pyschiatric Hospital


Basingstoke (90-92)

Chief SLT for Language Unit and Hearing Impaired Unit and then Manager of the SLT service









Independent Career


Loddon School (95-97)

specialist SLT for children with autism and challenging behaviours


ICAN (97-99)

Manager setting up pre-school services across UK


Central School of Speech & Drama (98-99)

Clinical Tutor 


Treloars  (99-2001)

Head SLT working with physically disabled teenagers and young adults 



Independent Practice (2001 -

Set up own practice to work with children in schools & homes, face-to-face & using Skype

Rebecca's Research, Publications & Presentations


Single case study to identify the investigate naming skills of bilingual Welsh/English speaker with TBI (1984)


Preliminary Study to identify the impact of differing training methods in an ICAN pre-school service (1999)


Survey to identify high tech AAC knowledge, application & training of therapists working in the UK (2001)


Evaluation of continued use of high tech AAC systems by past Treloar College students (2001)


Implementation of Total Communication at a specialist college for the physically disabled (2001) 


Making technology work (2002) in Therapy Weekly


'Researching the Acceptablity of using Skype to provide SLT' Poster presented at the 2nd International Congress of Telehealth and Telecare at the King's Fund (2012)


'Using Skype mediated SLT for language impaired school children' Poster presented at the 14th International Clinical Phonetics and Linguistics Association at University College Cork (2012)


'Researching the Use of Skype to provide SLT' oral presentation at the Royal College of Speech & Language Therapists Scientific Conference (2012)


'Working Life' article about using Skype to provide SLT in RCSLT 'Bulletin' Magazine (2013) 


'Why SLTs should use desktop video-conferencing to provide their service' 15 minute presentation for Therapy Ideas Live on 1st July 2013 at the Google Campus.