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Amanda Finer

Highly Specialist Speech and Language Therapist
Private SLT and work for Hackney and the City SLT service

Amanda is a Highly Specialist Speech and Language Therapist working in the NHS in Hackney and privately. She has specialised in working with children in early years, primary and secondary schools with DLD and speech disorders since 2012. She has led the development of Hackney's DLD service and has spoken about this at a range of events including a UCL Study Day, Clinical Excellence Networks (CENs), and a webinar organised by the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists (RCSLT) .

Biography

Amanda Finer is a Highly Specialist Speech and Language Therapist for the Children's Integrated Speech and Language Therapy Service for Hackney and the City. She also has a growing private practice. Since qualifying, Amanda has worked within early years, primary and secondary school speech and language therapy teams in a range of boroughs in and around London, and she has worked as a Highly Specialist Speech and Language Therapist with children who have Developmental Language Disorder (DLD) and speech disorders since 2012. Central to Amanda's role in Hackney is the development of the DLD and speech service, and she and the DLD team in Hackney have embraced the changes in terminology and criteria. Amanda has been asked to speak about Hackney's DLD work at the DLD Study Day at University College London, the Surrey DLD Clinical Excellence Network (CEN) and the North West Mainstream Schools CEN, at the North West Conference for professionals working with language disorder, on an Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists (RCSLT) webinar and at an RCSLT roundtable event for other professionals.

Areas of Research / Professional Expertise

    Children and young people with speech, language and communication needs.
    Developmental Language Disorder

Books

Featured Title
 Featured Title - DLD and Me - 1st Edition book cover

Photos

Videos

DLD and Me video

Published: Nov 30, 2018