Afshan O'Sullivan Msc. Hons, MRCSLT, MHCPC
Speech and Language Therapist
Afshan is fluent in Urdu, Spanish and English.
She works with children (pre-school-16) with delayed or
disordered speech or/and language, dyspraxia, complex needs and
autistic spectrum disorders. She is trained in dysphagia, PECS
LSVT and is used to using Makaton and Talk Tools.
Afshan also works with adults with Voice difficulties, Parkinson's
disease, Motor Neurone Disease, Traumatic Brain Injury, Cancer,
MS, Dementia, Stroke and associated swallowing difficulties.
Afshan has been a clinical supervisor to newly qualified
therapists working with adults and children, supervising
clinicians through the fist year of their clinical competencies
framework. Afshan provides training to SENCOs, Portage services
and Educational Psychologists on using iPads with children with
speech and language difficulties, and in the development of early
communication skills relating to the EYFS curriculum.
Afshan provides a holistic service enabling her and patients to
have access to NHS therapy alongside private input. She teaches
and trains clients and parents to empower themselves with
therapeutic tasks, providing them with encouragement and support
until they reach their goals. This allows her to keep her caseload
personalized, effective and flexible.
- Within a 20 mile radius of Reading
- Domiciliary service, outpatient clinic appointments also